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Regions in Sweden

Sweden is made up of 21 primary administrative regions. Have a closer look at the regions in Sweden. Information on all primary administrative regions in Sweden.

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Primary administrative regions in Sweden

There are 21 regions in Sweden in the primary administrative level.
Primary administrative regions in Sweden
RegionNoPopulationCapitalCapital population
Stockholm Stockholm1.2,127,006Stockholm Stockholm1,253,309
Vaestra Goetaland Västra Götalands län2.1,600,447Goeteborg Göteborg504,084
Skane Skåne län3.1,263,088Malmoe Malmö261,548
Uppsala Uppsala4.341,977Uppsala Uppsala127,734
Vaestmanland Västmanlands län5.256,224Vasteras Västerås107,194
OErebro Örebro län6.283,113Orebro Örebro98,573
OEstergoetland Östergötlands län7.433,784Linkoping Linköping96,732
Joenkoeping Jönköpings län8.339,116Jonkoping Jönköping83,202
Vaesterbotten Västerbottens län9.260,217Umea Umeå74,005
Gaevleborg Gävleborgs län10.276,637Gavle Gävle68,635
Kronoberg Kronoberg11.185,887Vaexjoe Växjö59,600
Vaermland Värmlands län12.273,080Karlstad Karlstad59,266
Halland Halland13.304,116Halmstad Halmstad55,657
Norrbotten Norrbotten14.248,637Lulea Luleå45,551
Jaemtland Jämtlands län15.126,201OEstersund Östersund42,940
Dalarna Dalarna16.276,555Falun Falun36,477
Kalmar Kalmar17.233,548Kalmar Kalmar34,744
Blekinge Blekinge18.152,315Karlskrona Karlskrona32,309
Soedermanland Södermanlands län19.274,723Nykoping Nyköping27,582
Gotland Gotland20.57,241Visby Visby21,970
Vaesternorrland Västernorrlands län21.241,981Haernoesand Härnösand17,016