Angermannia

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Angermannia, or Ångermanland, is a historical Province or landskap in the north of Sweden. It borders to Medelpadia, Jemtia, Laponia, Westrobothnia and the Gulf of Bothnia.


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Population

The population of Angermannia is 140,188 as of 2004. It distrubutes over three counties as follows:

County Population
part of Västernorrland County122,047
part of Västerbotten County14,541
part of Jämtland County3,600

Counties

For current affairs see: Counties of Västernorrland, Västerbotten or Jämtland

The province of Angermannia is divided between Västernorrland County, which comprises the heartland with minor parts in Västerbotten County and the Jämtland County.

History

Main article: History of Angermannia

In 1721 Härnösand was burned to the ground by the Russian navy.

Geography

Main article: Geography of Angermannia

Angermannia was historically divided into chartered cities and districts.

Cities

Districts

Facts

The coast line on the Gulf of Bothnia, called the "High Coast", has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The land still rises at the rate of about one centimetre per year, as an effect of the last ice age that ended in the 7th millennium BC.

Culture

Main article: Culture of Angermannia


Heraldry

Main article: Heraldry of Angermannia

The arms is represented showing a dukal coronet. Blazon: "Azure three Salmons nainaint Argent finned Gules, the middle one counternainaint."

External links

  • Mid Sweden (http://www.upplevmittsverige.nu/) - Official tourist site for Ångermanland & Medelpad


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