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For current affairs see: Västernorrland County
Medelpadia comprises the southern part of Västernorrland County.
Main article: History of Medelpadia
Main article: Geography of Medelpadia
Medelpadia was historically divided into a chartered city and several districts.
- Indal Court District
- Ljustorp Court District
- Njurunda Court District
- Selånger Court District
- Skön Court District
- Torp Court District
- Tuna Court District
- Highest mountain: Myckelmyrberget 577 meters
- Largest lake: Holmsjön
The coast line on the Gulf of Bothnia, called the "High Coast", has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The land still rises at the rate of about one centimetre per year, as an effect of the last ice age that ended in the 7th millennium BC.
Main article: Culture of Medelpadia
The province is a part of Norrland and as such considered to be Northern Sweden. Though, in a geographical sense the province is located in the middle of Sweden and this is reflected in the name Medelpadia.
Main article: Heraldry of Medelpadia
As with other Swedish provinces the arms can be represented showing a dukal coronet. Blazon: "Four times parted per fess wavy, Azure, Argent, Gules, Argent and Azure."
- Mid Sweden - Official tourist site for Medelpad & Ångermanland
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