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Värmland County, or Värmlands län, is a County or län in eastern middle Sweden. It borders to the counties of Dalarna, Örebro and Västra Götaland. It is also bounded by the Norwegian counties of Østfold, Akershus and Hedmark in the west.
For History, Geography and Culture see: Wermelandia
Main article: Värmland County Administrative Board
Värmland County was formed in 1779, when it was separated from Närke and Värmland 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 Värmland Governors.
Main article: Värmland County Council
The County Council of Värmland is called Landstinget i Värmland.
Main article: Municipalities of Värmland
Main article: Heraldry of Wermelandia
Värmland County inherited its coat of arms from the province of Wermelandia. When it is shown with a royal crown it represents the County Administrative Board. Blazon: "Argent, an Eagle displayed Azure beaked, langued and membered Gules."
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