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=== '''History'''  ===
 
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The county of Blekinge was created in 1683. It is the smallest county by geographical area in Sweden. The boundaries are identical to the Landskap (province Blekinge) that pre-dates the county. Before 1997 the county boardered with Kronoberg, Kalmar and Kristianstad&nbsp; counties.  
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The County of Blekinge was created in 1683. It is the smallest County by geographical area in Sweden. The boundaries are identical to the Landskap ([[Blekinge Province, Sweden|Blekinge Province]]) that pre-dates the County. Before 1997 the County boardered with Kronoberg, Kalmar and Kristianstad&nbsp; Counties.  
  
The letter county code for Blekinge is: K  
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The [[Swedish County Letters|county letter]] for Blekinge is: K  
  
 
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*Databases for Blekinge Research<br>  
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*[[Databases for Blekinge Research|Databases for Blekinge Research]]<br>  
 
*Gazetteers  
 
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*[[Genealogical Societies in Blekinge, Sweden|Genealogical Societies]]
  
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*[[Elleholm parish, Sweden|Elleholm]]  
 
*[[Elleholm parish, Sweden|Elleholm]]  
 
*[[Eringsboda parish, Sweden|Eringsboda]]  
 
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*[[Flymen parish, Sweden|Flymen]]
 
*[[Fridlevstad parish, Sweden|Fridlevstad]]  
 
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*[[Frisholmens Kastellförsamling parish, Sweden|Frisholmens Kastellförsamling]]
 
*[[Förkärla parish, Sweden|Förkärla]]
 
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*[[Jämshög parish, Sweden|Jämshög]]  
 
*[[Jämshög parish, Sweden|Jämshög]]  
 
*[[Karlshamn parish, Sweden|Karlshamn]]  
 
*[[Karlshamn parish, Sweden|Karlshamn]]  
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*[[Kristianopel parish, Sweden|Kristianopel]]  
 
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*[[Kyrkhult parish, Sweden|Kyrkhult]]
 
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*[[Ringamåla parish, Sweden|Ringamåla]]  
 
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*[[Ronneby: Landsförsamling parish, Sweden|Ronneby (Lands-)]]  
 
*[[Ronneby: Landsförsamling parish, Sweden|Ronneby (Lands-)]]  
*[[Ronneby Stadsförsamling parish, Sweden|Ronneby (Stads-)]]  
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*[[Rödeby parish, Sweden|Rödeby]]  
 
*[[Sillhövda parish, Sweden|Sillhövda]]
 
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*[http://diginpast.se/ostkanten/eng/socknar/blekinge/index.html Blekinge County at Ostkanten]
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''<br>
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[[Sweden, Blekinge Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Sweden, Blekinge Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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*Indexing in Blekinge  
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*[[FamilySearch Indexing: Swedish Church Records up to 1860|Swedish Records Indexing Main Page]]
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[[Category:Blekinge_County,_Sweden]] [[Category:Sweden_Counties]]

Revision as of 16:01, 8 April 2013

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History

The County of Blekinge was created in 1683. It is the smallest County by geographical area in Sweden. The boundaries are identical to the Landskap (Blekinge Province) that pre-dates the County. Before 1997 the County boardered with Kronoberg, Kalmar and Kristianstad  Counties.

The county letter for Blekinge is: K

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  • Medelstad Härad
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A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Sweden, Blekinge Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)


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