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=== '''History'''  ===
 
=== '''History'''  ===
  
Värmland County was created in 1779 from the earlier Närkes och Värmlands County. Närke och Värmland County existed as a county between 1634 and 1779. Before 1634 Värmland was a province known as [[Värmland_Province,_Sweden|Värmland Province]].  
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Värmland County was created in 1779 from the earlier Närkes och Värmlands County. Närke och Värmland County existed as a county between 1634 and 1779. Before 1634 Värmland was a province known as [[Värmland Province, Sweden|Värmland Province]].  
  
Geographical location, and the neighboring counties in context to family history research.  
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Värmland county borders Norway to the west, Kopparberg to the north, Västmanland and Örebro to the east, and Skaraborg and Älvsborg to the south. 
  
 
The letter county code for Värmland is: S  
 
The letter county code for Värmland is: S  

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History

Värmland County was created in 1779 from the earlier Närkes och Värmlands County. Närke och Värmland County existed as a county between 1634 and 1779. Before 1634 Värmland was a province known as Värmland Province.

Värmland county borders Norway to the west, Kopparberg to the north, Västmanland and Örebro to the east, and Skaraborg and Älvsborg to the south. 

The letter county code for Värmland is: S

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  • Fryksdals härad
  • Färnebo härad
  • Gillbergs härad
  • Grums härad
  • Jösse härad
  • Karlstads härad
  • Kils härad
  • Nordmarks härad**
  • Nyeds härad
  • Näs härad
  • Visnums härad
  • Väse härad*
  • Älvdals härad
  • Ölme härad



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