Provinces in the Nordic countries
The Nordic herbarium
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In The Nordic herbarium the specimens are arranged by provinces,landscapes and countries. The subdivision is used also for registration of the collections, and is the same used by the Flora Nordica project to describe the distributions of the species. The list below presents the provincese of the Nordic countries, from south to north.

  • Sweden:
    Skåne, Blekinge, Öland, Gotland, Småland (subdivided in the coast - Klm, and the inland - SmI), Halland, Göteborg area, Bohuslän, Dalsland, Västergötland, Östergötland, Värmland, Närke, Västmanland, Södermanland, Stockholm area, Uppland, Dalarna, Gästrikland, Hälsingland, Medelpad, Ångermanland, Härjedalen, Jämtland, Västerbotten, Norrbotten och Lappland (subdivided in Åsele lappmark, Lycksele lappmark, Pite lappmark, Lule lappmark och Torne lappmark).
  • Norway:
    Østfold, Akershus/Oslo, Hedmark, Oppland, Buskerud, Vestfold, Telemark, Aust-Agder, Vest-Agder, Rogaland, Hordaland, Sogn og Fjordane, Møre og Romsdal, Sør-Trøndelag, Nord-Trøndelag, Nordland (subdivided in Sør-Nordland and Nord-Nordland), Troms och Finnmark (subdivided in Vest-Finnmark and East-Finnmark).
  • Denmark:
    Nordjylland, Østjylland, Vestjylland, Sydjylland, Fyn/Langeland, Sjaelland, Lolland/Falster/Møn, Bornholm.
  • Finland:
    Ahvenanmaa, Varsinais-Suomi, Uusimaa, Etelä-Karjala, Satakunta, Etelä-Häme, Etelä-Savo, Laatokan Karjala, Etelä-Pohjanmaa, Pohjois-Häme, Pohjois-Savo, Pohjois-Karjala, Keski-Pohjanmaa, Kainuu, Pohjois-Pohjanmaa (subdivided in Oulun Pohjanmaa och Perä-Pohjanmaa), Koillismaa, Kemin Lappi (subdivided in Kittilän Lappi och Sompion Lappi), Enontekiön Lappi och Inarin Lappi.
  • Iceland:
    Suður-Island, Vestur-Island, Mið-Island, Austur-Island, Norðvestur-Island, Norður-Island.
  • The Faroes
  • The norwegian arctic islands:
    Svalbard, Jan Mayen, Bjørnøya.


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Latest update: 15 october 1997
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