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Örebro Län
(county)
Page under construction. Please use general topics too.
Örebro län includes province Närke and western half of province Västmanland. It is located NE of lake Vänern.
Area: 8 515 sqkm. Pop: 274 356 (1981)
This county page is created only to give an overview of the county since it has a fairly complicated relation to provinces. For detail info always go to the provincial sites.
       
Kommuner: (by province)
Närke: Örebro Degerfors Laxå Kumla Hallsberg Askersund
Västmanland:

Hällefors

Ljusnarsberg Nora Lindesberg    
Värmland:

Degerfors

Karlskoga

       
Västergötland: Laxå*          
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 18      
Örebro län Forskarkällan Very rich site. Most socknar in Örebro län. RECOMMENDED >Go> S
Facts      
Province Länsstyrelse County gov't. Admin info   B
Geography Örebro län is mainly composed of province Närke and western half of province Västmanland. It also includes parts of Värmland and Västergötland provinces.
Geography Tham, Wilhelm Beskrifning öfver Örebro län, 1849   S
History Örebro län was created in 1634. Expanded in 1779 when the Närke province parishes were incorporated from the abolished county of Närke-Värmland.
Churches Swedish state church buildings Descriptions . S
Specific Guides      
Local sites      
Laxå Finnerödja and Tived socknar were until 1966 parts of Skaraborgs län, then transferred to Örebro län. They are in Västergötland province but the rest of Laxå kommun is in Närke province.
Specific Sources      

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