Place:Kopparberg, Sweden

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NameKopparberg
Alt namesDalarnas län
Dalarnasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Dalecarliasource: Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2001) acessed 05/30/2000
Kopparbergsource: Britannica Book of the Year (1992) p 707; Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 52
Kopparbergs Länsource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
TypeCounty
Coordinates60.333°N 15.0°E
Located inSweden
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Dalarna County (Dalarnas län) is a county or län in middle Sweden. It borders the counties of Jämtland, Gävleborg, Västmanland, Örebro and Värmland. It is also bordered by the Norwegian counties of Hedmark and Sør-Trøndelag in the west. The capital is Falun.

The term Dalarna County is mainly used for administrative purposes, being further subdivided into municipalities (kommuner). Dalarna County virtually encompasses the historical province Dalarna (literally, "the valleys"), that deals with history and culture of the area.

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