Östergötland Coonty

Östergötland Coonty (Östergötlands län) is a coonty or län in sootheastren Swaden. It borders the coonties o Kalmar tae the sootheast, Jönköping tae the soothwast, Västra Götaland tae the wast, Örebro tae the northwast, Södermanland tae the northeast, an the Baltic Sea tae the east.

Coat of airms o Östergötland
Coat airms
Official logo of Östergötland
 • GovrenorElisabeth Nilsson
 • CooncilLandstinget i Östergötland
 • Total10562 km2 (4,078 sq mi)
 (31 Mairch 2011)[1]
 • Total429,852
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
GDP/ NominalSEK 97,387 million (2004)
GDP per capitaSEK 236,000
NUTS RegionSE123

Östergötland County haes a population o 429 852 (31 Mairch 2011) an the caipital an biggest ceety is Linköping. Linköping an neighbourin twin ceety Norrköping thegither form ane o Swaden's biggest metropolitan auries; The Linköping-Norrköping Corridor is therefore aften referred tae as The Fowert Metropolitan Region o Swaden, the ither three being Stockholm, Gothenburg an Malmö.


For History, Geography an Cultur see: Östergötland Östergötland haes virtually the same bundaries as the current admeenistrative entity, the Östergötland Coonty.


The main aim o the Coonty Admeenistrative Buird is tae fulfil the goals set in naitional politics bi the Parliament an the Govrenment, tae coordinate the interests o the coonty, tae promote the development o the coonty, tae establish regional goals an safeguard the due process o law in the handlin o each case. The Coonty Admeenistrative Buird is a Government Agency heidit bi a Govrenor. See Leet o Östergötland Govrenors.


The Coonty Cooncil o Östergötland or Landstinget i Östergötland.



Östergötland Coonty inheritit its coat o airms frae the province o Östergötland. When it is shown wi a ryal croun it represents the Coonty Admeenistrative Buird.

References and notesEedit

  1. "Kvartal 1 2011". Statistics Sweden.

Freemit airtinsEedit

Template:Östergötland County

Coordinates: 58°31′41″N 15°14′17″E / 58.528125°N 15.238037°E / 58.528125; 15.238037