Skaraborg County

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Skaraborg County
Skaraborgs län
County of Sweden

Coat of arms of Skaraborg

Coat of arms
Capital Mariestad
 •  1991–97 Birger Bäckström
 •  Established 1634
 •  Disestablished 31 December 1997

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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