Gotland Coonty (Gotlands län) is a coonty or län o Swaden. Gotland is locatit in the Easter Seas tae the east o Öland, an is the lairgest o Swaden's islands. Counties are uisually sub-dividit intae municipalities, but Gotland Coonty anerlie consists o ane municipality: Gotland Municipality. Gotland Coonty at present is unique in Swaden as thare is nae coonty cooncil. The municipality handles the tasks that itherwise is handled bi the coonty cooncil, mainly heal care an public transport. Housomeivver, for Gotland Coonty, thare is a Coonty Admeenistrative Buird which is a naitional authority. Baith the Coonty Admeenistrative Buird an the municipality hae thair seat in the lairgest ceety Visby, wi 22,000 indwallers.

Gotland

Gotlands län
Coat o airms o Gotland
Coat o airms
Offeecial logo o Gotland
 
KintraSwaden
CaipitalVisby
Govrenment
 • GovrenorCecilia Schelin Seidegård
 • CooncilGotland Municipality
Area
 • Total3,184 km2 (1,229 sq mi)
Population
 (March 31 2011)[1]
 • Tot57,203
 • Density18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
GDP/ NominalSEK 12,154 million (2004)
GDP per caipitaSEK 212,000
NUTS RegionSE214

ProvinceEedit

Sweden's coonties are mainly admeenistrative units, uised for inhabitant figurs, politics, etc. For the cultur an history o the island, see airticle Gotland. In this case the province, the coonty an the municipality aw hae identical borders an civer an aurie o 3184 km² [2] (3151 km² when excludin the lakes an rivers).

AdmeenistrationEedit

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 an 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 Administrative Buird is a Govrenment agency headed bi a Governor. See Leet o govrenors o Gotland Coonty.

Gotland is the anerlie Swadish coonty that daes no hae a coonty cooncil, as well as haein anerlie ane municipality an ane telephony aurie code.

PoliticsEedit

Main airticle: Gotland Municipality

The Coonty o Gotland consists o a single municipality an as thare is nae separate entity for a Coonty Cooncil, those tasks are handled bi the municipality. Durin a trial period the Coonty Cooncil provisions for Gotland haes been evolvit tae proveesions for a Regional Cooncil, meanin that it haes assumit certaint tasks frae the Coonty Admeenistrative Buird. Similar proveesions are applicable tae the coonties o Västra Götaland an Skåne durin the trial period.

HeraldryEedit

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

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Kvartal 1 2011". Statistics Sweden.
  2. Statistisk årsbok för Sverige 2009

Freemit airtinsEedit

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