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Sudermannia
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Sudermannia

Sudermannia or Södermanland, is a historical province or landskap on the south eastern coast of Sweden. It borders to Ostrogothia, Nericia, Westmannia and Uplandia. It is also bounded by lake Mälaren and the Baltic sea.

Södermanland

LandSvealand
CountiesSödermanland County
Stockholm County
Provincial flower
- Swedish
- Latin
White water lily
Vit näckros
Nymphaea alba
Provincial animalOsprey
Provincial fishBream

Counties

For current affairs see: Södermanland County or Stockholm County

Sudermannia is divided upon Södermanland County, which occupies the heartland, and Stockholm County, which has claimed about a quarter of the territory in the east.

History

Main article: History of Sudermannia

Chartered cities before 1971:

Geography

Main article: Geography of Sudermannia

The Swedish Capital of Stockholm is divided upon two provinces. The southern half lies in Sudermannia and the northern half in Uplandia.

Culture

Main article: Culture of Sudermannia

Colloquially Södermanland (Sudermannia) is also known as Sörmland.

The cemetery Skogskyrkogården in southern Stockholm is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Heraldry

Main article: Heraldry of Sudermannia

Arms granted in 1560. The arms is represented with a ducal coronet. Blazon: "Or, a Griffin rampant Sable beaked, langued, membered and armed Gules."

Dukes of Sudermannia

Since 1772, Swedish Princes have been created Dukes of various provinces. This is solely a nominal title.

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