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Kristianstad County (Swedish: Kristianstads län) was a county of Sweden from 1719 to 31 December 1996 when it was merged with Malmöhus County to form Skåne County.

Kristianstad County
Kristianstads län
County of Sweden
1719–1996
Coat of arms of Kristianstads län
Coat of arms
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Kristianstads län (Green) before 1997 within the current Skåne län
CapitalKristianstad
History 
• Established
1719
• Disestablished
31 December 1996
Succeeded by
Skåne County Skåne län vapen.svg

The seat of residence for the Governor was in Kristianstad.

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