Kronoberg County ( Kronobergs län) is a county or in southern län Sweden. It borders the counties of Skåne, Halland, Jönköping, Kalmar and Blekinge. Its capital is the city Växjö.
Province [ edit ]
For history, geography and culture, see Småland
Geographically, Kronoberg County is situated in the southern part of the province of
Småland. It received its present borders in 1687 when Jönköping County was separated.
Administration [ edit ]
The seat of residence for the
Governor or Landshövding is Växjö. The Governor is the head of the County Administrative Board or Länsstyrelsen. The County Administrative Board is a Government Agency headed by a Governor. The current Governor is Kristina Alsér who took over the office from Lars-Åke Lagrell.
Politics [ edit ]
County Council of Kronoberg or Landstinget Kronoberg.
Governors [ edit ]
Municipalities [ edit ]
Note that all the municipalities have names after their seats except Uppvidinge, where the seat is located in the small town
Heraldry [ edit ]
Kronoberg was formally granted its
arms in 1944. However, use of the arms was already an established practice. It is a variation of the arms of Småland. Blazon: "Or, a lion rampant Gules langued and armed Azure holding in front paws a Crossbow of the second bowed and stringed Sable with a bolt Argent, standing on a tripple Mount Vert."
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