Västra Götaland County

Västra Götaland

Västra Götalands län
Coat of arms of Västra Götaland
Coat of arms
Official logo of Västra Götaland
 
CountrySweden
Founded1998
CapitalGothenburg and Vänersborg
Government
 • GovernorLars Bäckström
 • CouncilVästra Götaland Regional Council
Area
 • Total23,498.8 km2 (9,072.9 sq mi)
Population
(31 March 2011)[1]
 • Total1,589,016
 • Density68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeSE-O
GDP/ NominalSEK 386,538 million (2004)
GDP per capitaSEK 376,900 (2010)
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Västra Götaland County (Swedish: Västra Götalands län) is a county in southern Sweden, with the seat in Gothenburg. It was established on 1 January 1998, as a merger out of former Gothenburg and Bohus County, Skaraborg County and Älvsborg County.

Other Languages
беларуская: Вестра-Гёталанд
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Вэстра Ёталянд
davvisámegiella: Oarje-Götalándda leatna
Bahasa Indonesia: Daerah Västra Götaland
Plattdüütsch: Lehn Westgötland
slovenčina: Västra Götaland
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Västra Götaland (grofovija)
українська: Вестра-Йоталанд