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Lappland Landskap
(province)
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Contains western half of Västerbottens län (AC) plus Western half of Norrbottens län (BD). Luleå stift (diocese). Highest point: Kebnekaise (2 110 m above sea level, also Sweden's highest)
Area: 118 082 sqkm (largest in Sweden, > 25% of Sweden). Pop: 116 054 (1978) (only abt 1.5% of Swedish pop)
Map of BD län Map of parishes BD län Map of parishes in AC län
Kommuner
Kiruna Gällivare Jokkmokk Arjeplog Arvidsjaur Sorsele
Norsjö (part) Storuman Lycksele Vilhelmina Åsele  
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 24 (AC), 25 (BD)      
Norrbotten (BD) Norrbotten Direkt Current info and links to other regional sites   S
Facts        
Geography Goes, Damianus ā (et al) Damianus ā Goes i Lappland    
Churches Swedish state church buildings Descriptions AClän . Descriptions BD län (RAÄ)   S
WebCams Norrbotten and links to other Sweden cams    
Specific Guides      
Local sites      
Kiruna (BD) Pop: 30 350 (1979). Area: 20 000 sqkm. SCB# 2584. Church descriptions (RAÄ)
Socknar
: Jukkasjärvi, Karesuando, Vittangi.
Gällivare (BD) Pop: 24 783 (1979). SCB# 2523. Church descriptions (RAÄ)
Socknar
: Gällivare (11 684), Hakkas, Malmberget, Nilivaara.
Gällivare:
Picture archive (Gällivare and Malmberget towns). Inquiry mail to know price. Kommun home page.
Moskojärvi village. Local Geneal Soc. (in English too)
Jokkmokk (BD) Pop: 7 324 (1979). Area: 19 474 sqkm (= Skåne, Blekinge + Gotland). SCB# 2510. Church descriptions (RAÄ)
Socknar
: Jokkmokk, Porjus, Vuollerim.
Arjeplog (BD) Pop: 4 049 (1979). SCB# 2506.
Socken
: Arjeplog. Wooden church fr 1760. Church
descriptions (RAÄ)
Arvidsjaur (BD) Pop: 8 127 (1979). SCB# 2505. Church descriptions (RAÄ)
Socken
: Arvidsjaur.
Sorsele (AC) Pop: 3 911 (1980), smallest kommun in Sweden. SCB# 2422. Church descriptions (RAÄ)
Socknar
: Sorsele, Gargnäs.
Norsjö (AC) Pop: 10 048 (1979). SCB# 2417. Church descriptions (RAÄ)
Socknar: Norsjö, Bastuträsk, (Malå in Västerbotten province).
Storuman (AC) Pop: 8 314 (1980), Storuman town: 2 600. SCB# 2421. Church descriptions (RAÄ)
Socknar: Stensele, Tärna.
Lycksele (AC) Pop: 12 497 (1978). SCB# 2481. Church descriptions (RAÄ)
Socknar
: Lycksele, Björksele, Örträsk.
Lycksele: city fr 1946, church fr 1795-99, oldest in Lappland.
Vilhelmina (AC) Pop: 8 681 (1981). SCB# 2462. Church fr 1835-40. Church descriptions (RAÄ)
Socken
: Vilhelmina divided into 3
kbfd: Vilhelmina, Dikanäs, Saxnäs.
Local site: Vilhelmina-portalen. Check "Föreningsliv" -> "Byar / Bygdegårdsföreningar" to find several local heritage societies. "Hembygdsförening" is the best type of society for genealogy.
Villages: Nästansjö.
Literature:
Olof Petter Pettersson: Gamla byar i Vilhelmina, 4 vols, latest issue in 1982. Available in some Swedish libraries and on film at LDS, Salt Lake City.
Dorotea Dorotea sn 242501
Brand SVAR
Åsele (AC) Pop: 4 719 (1981). Åsele ( 3 876 inhab), Fredrika (843 inhab). SCB# 2463. Church descriptions (RAÄ).
Kommun home page.
Villages: MAP,   Avasjö, Baksjöliden, Björksele, Bomsjö, Borgsjö, Fredrika, Gafsele, Gigsele, Holmträsk, Klippen, Lomsjö, Långvattnet, Lögda, Norrfors, Sörnoret, Tallsjö, Tegelträsk, Tensjö, Varpsjö, Yxsjö, Älgsjö, Östernoret, Överrissjö.
Specific Sources      
Census 1890   Select "English" then "Västerbotten" OR "Norrbotten" >Go> B

SCB# = SCB Id number. RAÄ =Riksantikvarieämbetet.
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