Västra Götaland County

Västra Götaland
Västra Götalands län
County of Sweden
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 zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 codeSE-O
GDP/ NominalSEK 386,538 million (2004)
GDP per capitaSEK 376,900 (2010)
NUTS RegionSE232
Websitewww.o.lst.se

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