Blekinge

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Blekinge

Coat of arms
Country Sweden
Land Götaland
County Blekinge County
Area
 • Total 2,900 km2 (1,100 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 152,591
 • Density 52.6/km2 (136.3/sq mi)
Ethnicity
 • Language Swedish
Culture
 • Flower Oak and Mullein
 • Animal Lucanus cervus
 • Bird Nuthatch
 • Fish Cod
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area codes 0454–0457

Blekinge is a historical province in southern Sweden. It's famous for the Blekinge archipelago, and refered to as "Sveriges trädgård" (the "Garden of Sweden"). Once part of Denmark, it became a part of Sweden in the 17th century.

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