Skaraborg County

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Skaraborg County
Skaraborgs län
County of Sweden
1634–1997
Coat of arms of Skaraborg
Coat of arms
CapitalMariestad
History
Government
Governor 
• 1991–97
Birger Bäckström
History 
• Established
1634
• Disestablished
31 December 1997
Succeeded by
Västra Götaland County

Skaraborg County (Swedish: Skaraborgs län) was a county in southern Sweden. The seat was first in Skara, then in Mariestad from 1660. It was established in 1634, and disestablished on 31 December 1997, following the establishment of Västra Götaland County.

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