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Västergötland Landskap
(province)

This was the 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). Abbr.: Vg
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.

Map of kommuner Domsagor (Judicial divisions) Härader: List and Map
KOMMUNER: (Dalsland not included in the Älvsborg list). List is split into the two old counties Älvsborgs and Skaraborgs län.
Älvsborgs län: Ale Alingsås Borås Herrljunga Lerum Lilla Edet
Mark Svenljunga Tranemo Trollhättan Ulricehamn Vårgårda Vänersborg
Skaraborgs län: Essunga Falköping Grästorp Gullspång Götene Habo
Hjo Karlsborg Lidköping Mariestad Mullsjö Skara
Skövde Tibro Tidaholm Töreboda Vara  
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 15 (P) and 16 (R), 14 from 1998    
Facts      
Härad   List of socknar for each härad >Go> S
Province Länsstyrelse  Västra Götalands län. County gov't. Admin info   B
Skara stift Stift (diocese) web. List of all parishes and pastorat incl addresses and web sites
Churches Descriptions (RAÄ) Swedish state church buildings   S
Specific Guides      
Geneal Soc. Västgöta Genealogiska Förening Regional genealogical Society   S
Local Heritage Västergötlands hembygdsförbund Local Heritage Association   S
Local Heritage Hembygdsföreningar Other local heritage societies   S
Photos "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)) >Go> E
Local sites      
    see subsites    
Specific Sources      
Family Tree Johan Andersson Very large tree. Östergötland, N Småland, Västergötland >Go> S

SCB# = SCB Id number. RAÄ = Riksantikvarieämbetet.    
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