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Stockholm County, or Stockholms län, is a County or län on the Baltic sea coast of Sweden. It borders to the counties of Uppsala and Södermanland. It also borders to the lake of Mälaren and to the Baltic Sea. The City of Stockholm is the Capital of Sweden.
Stockholm County is divided upon the provinces of Uplandia and Sudermannia.
Main article: Stockholm County Administrative Board
Prior to 1968 the County of Stockholm did not include the City of Stockholm. The City was instead under the Overgovenor's Office, and the County included the surrounding countryside. The County had its separate Governor of Stockholm County.
The main aim of the County Administrative Board is to fulfil the goals set in national politics by the Parliament and the Government, to coordinate the interests of the county, to promote the development of the county, to establish regional goals and safeguard the due process of law in the handling of each case. The County Administrative Board is nominally a Government Agency headed by a Governor. See List of Stockholm Governors.
Main article: Stockholm County Council
The County Council of Stockholm or Stockholms Läns Landsting.
Main article: Municipalities of Stockholm
See also: Metropolitan Stockholm
Main article: Heraldry of Stockholm
Arms granted in 1968. The arms for the County of Stockholm is a combination of the arms of Uplandia , Sudermannnia and the City of Stockholm . When it is shown with a royal crown it represents the County Administrative Board.
- Stockholm County Administrative Board
- Stockholm County Council
- Stockholm Regional Association of Local Authorities
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