|County of Sweden|
|• Governor||Barbro Holmberg|
|• Council||Region Gävleborg|
|• Total||18,198.9 km2 (7,026.6 sq mi)|
|Population (March 31, 2011)|
|• Density||15/km2 (39/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|ISO 3166 code||SE-X|
|GDP/ Nominal||SEK 60,417 million (2004)|
|GDP per capita||SEK 218,000|
Gävleborg County (Swedish: Gävleborgs län) is a county or län on the Baltic Sea coast of Sweden. It borders to the counties of Uppsala, Västmanland, Dalarna, Jämtland and Västernorrland. The capital is Gävle.
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 by the national policy 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.
The County Council of Gävleborg or Region Gävleborg.
|Moderate Party||Christian Democrats||Centre Party||Liberal People's Party||Green Party||Social Democratic Party||Left Party||Sweden Democrats||Health Care Party Gävleborg||others|
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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."
- Duke of Gästrikland & Duke of Hälsingland, titles for members of the royal family (see Duchies in Sweden)
The tiles have been created for the first time for present Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland
References and notes
|Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Gävleborg County.|
- Gävleborg County Administrative Board
- Gävleborg Regional Development Council
- Gävleborg County Council