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Västmanlands län
—  County of Sweden  —

Coat of arms

Country Sweden
Capital Västerås
 - Governor Mats Svegfors
 - Council Landstinget Västmanland
 - Total 6,302 km2 (2,433.2 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 - Total 256,901
 - Density 40.8/km2 (105.6/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
GDP/ Nominal SEK 60,287 million (2004)
GDP per capita SEK 233,000
NUTS Region SE125

Västmanland County (Västmanlands län) is a county or län in central Sweden. It borders to the counties of Södermanland, Örebro, Dalarna and Uppsala. The county also has a stretch of shoreline towards Mälaren (Sweden's third largest lake).



For History, Geography and Culture see: Västmanland (Westmannia)


The main aim of the County Administrative Board is to fulfil the goals set in national politics by the Parliament and the Government, to coordinate the interests of the county, to promote the development of the county, to establish regional goals and safeguard the due process of law in the handling of each case. The County Administrative Board is a Government Agency headed by a Governor. See List of Västmanland Governors.


The County Council of Västmanland or Landstinget Västmanland.


Lake at the lower right is Mälaren; at the lower left is Hjälmaren.

Västmanland County.png


The County of Västmanland inherited its coat of arms from the province of Västmanland. When it is shown with a royal crown it represents the County Administrative Board.

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Coordinates: 59°38′44″N 16°25′28″E / 59.64554°N 16.424561°E / 59.64554; 16.424561



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