Gothenburg and Bohus County

Gothenburg and Bohus County (Swedish: Göteborgs och Bohus län) was a county of Sweden until 1997, when it was merged with Skaraborg County and Älvsborg County to form Västra Götaland County.

Gothenburg and Bohus County
Göteborgs och Bohus län
County of Sweden
1680–1997
Coat of arms of Göteborgs och Bohus län
Coat of arms
CapitalGothenburg
History
Government
Governor 
• 1680–82
Georg Lybecker
• 1996–97
Göran Bengtsson
History 
• Established
1680
• Disestablished
31 December 1997
Succeeded by
Västra Götaland County Västra Götaland vapen.svg

The county was named after the city of Gothenburg and the historical province of Bohuslän. Gothenburg was the seat of residence for the governor and represented the westernmost part of the province of Västergötland.

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Coordinates: 58°10′N 11°30′E / 58.167°N 11.500°E / 58.167; 11.500