About Swedish land division

Because myself was confused a little about Swedish land division, I write it down here as a memorandum.

The lands of Sweden are Norrland,Svealand,Götaland. Those three unofficial parts resembles the Japanese district where they do not own the management capability.  They are called landsdelar(parts of the country).

スウェーデンではその国土を大きく3つに分けて言われることがあります。北部(ノルランド)、中部(スヴェアランド)、南部(イェータランド)

landsdelar is aggregate of some provinces(landskap). Sweden has 25 provinces. They resemble provinces of Japan by historic area classification.

landsdelarはいくつかのランスカープから成ります。スウェーデンには25のランスカープがありますが、行政機能を持たない歴史的な地域区分であることから日本の旧国に似ています。

landskap was replaced with County(län). And they are the first level administrative and political subdivisions of Sweden. Län is equivalent to prefectures of Japan.

ランスカープはレーンと呼ばれる行政区画に置き換えられました。日本で言うところの県に相当します。

Each county is further divided into municipalities (kommuner).

それぞれの県は市町村(コムーン)から成っています。

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