small provinces swedenProvinces of SwedenKnowing the parish of origin is the key issue of information needed for research in Swedish records. Often, determining a locality is more difficult than adding four or five new generations once the location is known. You might have heard that your great grandfather came from "Smolland". However, "Smolland" or Småland as the correct spelling is - is just a province in Sweden, consisting of three counties and hundreds of parishes.

Provinces of Sweden

Swedish Latin

Ångermanland

Angermannia

Blekinge

Blechingia

Bohuslän

Bahusia

Dalarna

Dalecarlia

Dalsland

Dalia

Gotland

Gotlandia

Gästrikland

Gestricia

Halland

Hallandia

Hälsingland

Helsingia

Härjedalen

Herdalia

Jämtland

Jemtia

Lappland

Lapponia Suecana

Medelpad

Medelpadia

Norrbotten

Norbothnia

Närke

Nericia

Öland

Olandia

Östergötland

Ostrogothia

Skåne

Scania

Småland

Smolandia

Södermanland

Sudermannia

Uppland

Uplandia

Värmland

Wermlandia

Västmanland

Vestmannia

Västerbotten

Vestrobothnia

Västergötland

Westrogothia

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