Älvsborg County

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Älvsborg County
Älvsborgs län
County of Sweden
1634–1997

Coat of arms of Älvsborgs län

Coat of arms

Capital Vänersborg
Governor
 -  1991–1997 Bengt K.Å. Johansson
History
 -  Established 1634
 -  Disestablished 31 December 1997

Älvsborg County (Swedish: Älvsborgs län) was a county of Sweden until 1997, when it was merged with the counties of Gothenburg and Bohus and Skaraborg to form Västra Götaland County.

The county consisted of the provinces of Dalsland and the central part of Västergötland with the seat of residence in the city of Vänersborg.

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Coordinates: 58°23′N 12°19′E / 58.383°N 12.317°E / 58.383; 12.317