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West Sweden

West Sweden
National Area
Location of West Sweden
Country  Sweden
Largest city Göteborg
 • Total 29,399 km2 (11,351 sq mi)
 • Total 1,820,835
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code SE0A

West Sweden (Swedish: Västsverige) is a National Area (Swedish: Riksområde) of Sweden. The National Areas are a part of the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) of Sweden.


  • Geography 1
  • Subdivision 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4
    • Travel 4.1


It is located in the south-west of the country, centered around Västra Götaland County and the city of Gothenburg. After Stockholm it is the second most populated region. It borders with Norway and the riksområden of North Middle Sweden, East Middle Sweden, Småland and the islands and South Sweden.

The most populous cities are Uddevalla, Trollhättan, Mölndal, Skövde, Varberg, Kungsbacka and Lidköping.


West Sweden includes 2 counties:

See also

External links


  • - Official travel and tourism website for West Sweden

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