Genealogy Projects tagged with Landskap on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Uppland, Sweden

    Uppland is a historical province or landskap on the eastern coast of Sweden, just north of Stockholm, the capital. It borders Södermanland, Västmanland and Gästrikland. It is also bounded by lake Mälaren and the Baltic sea. On the small uninhabited island of Märket in the Baltic, Uppland has a very short and unusually shaped land border with Åland, an autonomous province of Finland. The name ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ångermanland, Sweden

    Ångermanland is a historical province of Sweden Ångermanland is a historical province (landskap) in the northern part of Sweden. It is bordered (clockwise from the north) by Swedish Lapland, Västerbotten, the Gulf of Bothnia, Medelpad and Jämtland. Prince Nicolas of Sweden is Duke of Ångermanland. The name is derived from the Old Norse anger, which means "deep fjord" and is a reference to t...

  • Jämtland, Sweden

    Jämtland is a historical province (landskap) in the centre of Sweden in northern Europe. It borders Härjedalen and Medelpad to the south, Ångermanland to the east, Lapland to the north and Trøndelag and Norway to the west. Jämtland covers an area of 34,009 square kilometres, 8.3% of Sweden's total area and is the second largest province in Sweden. It has a population of 115,331 the majority of ...

  • Hälsingland, Sweden

    Hälsingland, a historical province of Sweden Hälsingland sometimes referred to as Helsingia in English, is a historical province or landskap in central Sweden. It borders Gästrikland, Dalarna, Härjedalen, Medelpad and the Gulf of Bothnia. It is part of the land of Norrland. (Reference: English Wikipedia.) This is a cooperation project - the aim is to help each find common ancestors. Add...

  • Dalarna, Sweden

    Dalarna is a historical province in Sweden Dalarna is a historical province or landskap in central Sweden. Another English language form established in literature is the Dales. Dalarna adjoins Härjedalen, Hälsingland, Gästrikland, Västmanland and Värmland. It is also bounded by Norway in the west. Borders of the province mostly coincide with the modern administrative Dalarna County (län). ...

  • Västmanland, Sweden

    Västmanland, historical province of Sweden Västmanland is a historical Swedish province, or "landskap", in middle Sweden. It borders Södermanland, Närke, Värmland, Dalarna and Uppland. The name comes from "West men", referring to the people west of Uppland, the core province of early Sweden. (Source: English Wikipedia.) This is a cooperation project - the aim is to help each find common a...

  • 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...

  • West Gothland, Sweden

    Västergötland, a historical province of Sweden This subproject belongs under a larger project, the Lands of Sweden Västergötland, in older literature known as West Gothland or the Latinized version Westrogothia, is one of the 25 traditional non-administrative provinces of Sweden situated in the southwest of Sweden. Västergötland borders the provinces Bohuslän, Dalsland, Värmland, Närke, Ö...

  • Gästrikland, Sweden

    Gästrikland is a historical province of Sweden Gästrikland is a historical province or landskap on the eastern coast of Sweden. It borders Uppland, Västmanland, Dalarna, Hälsingland and the Gulf of Bothnia. Gästrikland is the southernmost of the Norrland provinces. Other used forms of the name is Gestricia, Gastrikland. Before 1900, the spelling was officially Gestrikland in Swedish. (Sourc...

  • Medelpad, Sweden

    Medelpad, a historical province of Sweden Medelpad is a historical province or landskap in the north of Sweden. It borders Hälsingland, Härjedalen, Jämtland, Ångermanland and the Gulf of Bothnia. The province is a part of Norrland and as such considered to be Northern Sweden, although the province geographically is located in the middle of Sweden. It is a common misconception that the name ...

  • Härjedalen, Sweden

    Härjedalen is a historical province of Sweden Härjedalen is a historical province or landskap in the centre of Sweden. It borders the country of Norway as well as the provinces of Dalarna, Hälsingland, Medelpad, and Jämtland. The province originally belonged to Norway, but was ceded to Sweden in the Treaty of Brömsebro, 1645. (Source: English Wikipedia.) This is a cooperation project - the ...

  • 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...

  • Västerbotten, a historical province of Sweden

    This is a cooperation project - the aim is to find common ancestors Västerbotten known in English as West Bothnia or Westrobothnia, is a province (landskap) in the north of Sweden, bordering Ångermanland, Lapland, North Bothnia, and the Gulf of Bothnia. It is known for the cheese named after the province. (Source: English Wikipedia.) The border for the province have changed several times du...