Counties of Sweden facts for kids

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The Counties of Sweden (Swedish: Sveriges län) are regional administrative level in Sweden. There 21 counties in Sweden. The concept was created in 1634 on the initiative of Count Axel Oxenstierna. Each county has an own governor. Some people want to see the counties being replaced with regions.

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With county codes, official until 1974.


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