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Norrbotten Landskap
(province)
This is a new landskap. The area belonged to province Västerbotten before. Eastern half of Norrbottens län (BD). It has not yet a coat of arms. Norrbottens län is the largest county in Sweden
Area
: 27 772 sqkm. Pop: 191 696 (1979), Norrbottens län: 262 317 (2000), 34 000 (1810)
Map of BD län Map of parishes BD län
Kommuner
Boden Haparanda Kalix Luleå Pajala
Piteå Älvsbyn Överkalix Övertorneå  
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 25      
Norrbotten Norrbotten Direkt Current info and links to other regional sites S
Länsstyrelsen County Admin Authority Norrbottens län (BD)   S
Population Norrbottens län   >Go> S
Facts        
Churches Descriptions (RAÄ) Swedish state church buildings   S
WebCams Norrbotten and links to other Sweden cams    
Specific Guides      
Local sites      
Pajala SCB# 2521. Pop: 8 909 (1979).
Socknar:
Pajala, Muonionalusta, Korpilombolo, Tärendö, Junosuando.
The preacher L.L.Laestadius was from Pajala. Church
descriptions (RAÄ)
Piteå SCB# 2581. Pop: 37 556 (1979). Church descriptions (RAÄ)
Socknar:
Piteå stadsfg, Hortlax, Piteå
kbfd, Markbygdens kbfd, Norrfjärden, Piteå landsfg.
Local Heritage Soc.: Pitebygdens Forskarförening. Some interesting pictures. Several transcribed church records on paper OR comprehensive, searchable database on CD (price ca USD 45) for sale.
Älvsbyn SCB# 2560. Pop: 9 624(1981). Church descriptions (RAÄ)
Socken:
Älvsbyn. Wooden church fr 1807-13. 80% forest (gov).
Överkalix SCB# 2513. Pop: 5 212 (1979), 5 083 (1981). Church descriptions (RAÄ)
Socken:
Överkalix.
Övertorneå SCB# 2518. Pop: 6 293 (1979). Church descriptions (RAÄ)
Socknar:
Övertorneå (church from 17th century, oldest usable organ in Sweden, wooden pipes), Svanstein, Hietaniemi.
Specific Sources      
Census 1890 RECOMMENDED Select "English" then "Norrbotten" >Go> B
Family data Staffan Nilsson Data mainly from Piteå - Älvsbyn. Many links >Go> S
Family Data Aina och Sven Övertorneå and Hietaniemi parishes. >Go> S

SCB# = SCB Id number. RAÄ = Riksantikvarieämbetet. "fg" = församling, stadsfg = stadsförsamling, "kbfd" =kyrkobokföringsdistrikt.
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