Gävleborg County ( Gävleborgs län) is a county or on the Baltic Sea coast of län Sweden. It borders to the counties of Uppsala, Västmanland, Dalarna, Jämtland and Västernorrland. The capital is Gävle.
Provinces [ edit ]
Gävleborg County encompasses the provinces of
Gästrikland and Hälsingland.
Administration [ edit ]
Gävleborg County was established in 1762 when it was separated from
Västernorrland County. For the list of Governors see main article. The main aim of the County Administrative Board is to fulfil the goals set in national politics by the Riksdag and the Government, to coordinate the interests and 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 Gävleborg Governors.
Politics [ edit ]
County Council of Gävleborg or Landstinget Gävleborg.
Municipalities [ edit ]
Heraldry [ edit ]
The arms for Gävleborg County is a combination of the arms of
Gästrikland and Hälsingland. When it is shown with a royal crown it represents the County Administrative Board. Blazon: "Quartered, the arms of Gästrikland and the arms of Hälsingland."
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Coordinates: 60°46′50″N 16°39′19″E / 60.780619°N 16.655273°E