southern half of Älvsborgs län (P) and all of Skaraborgs
län (R) (counties) until 1998. Today it is part of Västra
Götalands län. It is located south of lake Vänern. A
flat country, except for part of the lake Vänern coastline (Kinnekulle).
Residential cities: (until 1998): Vänersborg /P
län and Skara /R län. Area: 17 617 sqkm.
Pop: 1,1 mill (1981).
To simplify reading and navigating SweGGate presents the
province on two sub sites according to the old county
divisions: On this page you find only references to the entire
province of Västergötland. Use the län and kommun
links below for details.
"Peo" - many photos of runestones, ancient remains
and ruins. Also several churches, some w interior, in Västergötland and
surrounding provinces (Eriksberg, Forshem, Fröskog, Gudhem, Gökhem,
Göteve, Hedared, Husaby, Kinnarumma, Kungslena, Skara, Skörstorp, Strö,
Suntak, Södra Råda, Varnhem, Våmb and Järn (Dalsland))