Grammar Lesson 18:

The Swedish Regions and Landscapes

Sweden is divided into both Regions (län) and Landscapes (landskap) .

The landscapes are culturally and geographically bound, while the regions are politically and financially separated to a degree.

The letters in parentheses is the "Länsbokstav" (County letters).
(län = administrative province, bokstav = letter)

Regions (län):
 
Region Stockholm (AB)
Region Uppsala (C)
Region Sörmland (D)
Region Östergötland (E)
Region Jönköpings län (F)
Region Kronoberg (G)
Region Kalmar län (H)
Region Gotland (I)
Region Blekinge (K)
Region Skåne (M)
Region Halland (N)
Västra Götalandsregionen (O)
Region Värmland (S)
Region Örebro län (T)
Region Västmanland (U)
Region Dalarna (W)
Region Gävleborg (X)
Region Västernorrland (Y)
Region Jämtland Härjedalen (Z)
Region Västerbotten (AC)
Region Norrbotten (BD)
 
Landscapes (landskap):
 
The landscapes are grouped into three main parts of the country - Götaland, Svealand and Norrland.
 
Blekinge
Bohuslän
Dalarna
Dalsland
Gotland
Gästrikland
Halland
Hälsingland
Härjedalen
Jämtland
Lappland
Medelpad
Norrbotten
Närke
Skåne
Småland
Södermanland
Uppland
Värmland
Västerbotten
Västergötland
Västmanland
Ångermanland
Öland
Östergötland

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