You might think of the provinces as states in the early Sweden. They had their own laws.
In the south of Sweden, where the majority lives, the provinces are often an important part of the local identity.
The Swedish provinces
Below are all the Swedish provinces with links to the posts concerning them.
Lapland (Lappland in Swedish.)
Scania (Skåne in Swedish.)
Södermanland (Sometimes written as Sörmland.)
- https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landskap_i_Sverige retrieved November 28, 2019