Genealogy Projects tagged with Götaland on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Bohuslän, Sweden

    Bohuslän is a historical province of Sweden Bohuslän is a Swedish province in Götaland, on the northernmost part of the country's west coast. It is bordered by Dalsland to the northeast, Västergötland to the southeast, the Skagerrak arm of the North Sea to the west, and the county of Østfold, in Norway, to the north. Bohuslän is named after the medieval Norwegian castle of Bohus. Under the ...

  • Gotland, Sweden

    Gotland is a historical province of Sweden Gotland is a province, county, municipality, and diocese of Sweden. It is Sweden's largest island. The province includes the islands of Fårö and Gotska Sandön to the north, as well as the Karlsö Islands (Lilla and Stora) to the west. The population is 58,595 of which about 23,600 live in Visby, the main town. The island of Gotland and the other areas...

  • Småland, historical province of Sweden

    Småland, a historical province of Sweden Småland is an historical province (landskap) in southern Sweden. Småland borders Blekinge, Scania (Swedish: Skåne), Halland, Västergötland, Östergötland and the island Öland in the Baltic Sea. The name Småland literally means Small Lands. The Latinized form Smolandia has been used in other languages. (Source: English Wikipedia. Read 2019-01-19.) This...

  • Scania, Sweden

    Scania, Sweden Scania, known in Scandinavia as Skåne is the southernmost province of Sweden. Within Scania, there are 33 municipalities that are autonomous within the Scania Regional Council. Scania's largest city is Malmö, which is also the third largest in Sweden, as well as the fifth largest in Scandinavia. To the north, Scania borders the provinces of Halland and Småland, to the northea...

  • Öland, Sweden

    Öland, a historical province of Sweden Öland, (known in Latin as Oelandia, and sometimes written Øland in other Scandinavian languages, and Oland internationally) is the second largest Swedish island and the smallest of the traditional provinces of Sweden. Öland has an area of 1,342 square kilometres (518 square miles) and is located in the Baltic Sea just off the coast of Småland. The island...

  • Dalsland, Sweden

    Dalsland, historical province of Sweden Dalsland is a Swedish traditional province, or landskap, situated in Götaland in southern Sweden. Lying to the west of Lake Vänern, it is bordered by Värmland to the north, Västergötland to the southeast, Bohuslän to the west, and Norway to the northwest. The province has a low population density of around 14 inhabitants/km² and just one town of signi...

  • Lands of Sweden

    Lands of Sweden The lands of Sweden (Landsdelar) are three traditional parts, each consisting of several provinces, in Sweden. The division into lands goes back to the foundation of modern Sweden, when Götaland , the land of the Geats , merged with Svealand , the land of the Swedes , to form the country. Norrland and Österland (the latter now southern Finland ) were added later. The term Öste...