Fylker – county abbreviations

County abbreviations to be able to convey as much info as possible in the small name field. Please also read our How-to here.

Note that the project administrators will edit information under “Most Distant Ancestors” according to this list, in order to show the most relevant information about where the lines are from.Norge fylker 3b

  • Oppland – OPL
  • Hedmark – HED
  • Østfold – ØFO
  • Akershus – AKR
  • Oslo – OSL
  • Buskerud – BUS
  • Vestfold – VFO
  • Telemark – TEL
  • Agder – AGD
  • Aust-Agder – A-AGD
  • Vest-Agder – V-AGD
  • Rogaland – ROG
  • Hordaland – HRD
  • Sogn og Fjordane – SFJ
  • Møre og Romsdal – MRO
  • Trøndelag – TRØ
  • Sør-Trøndelag – STR
  • Nord-Trøndelag – NTR
  • Nordland – NRL
  • Troms – TRO
  • Finnmark – FNM

Svenska län – Swedish county codes

If you have Swedish ancestry, here are the county codes, normally placed between brackets as (S), (O) etc. Please also join the Sweden DNA project. Sveriges lan

  • Blekinge län – K
  • Dalarnas län – W
  • Gotlands län – I
  • Gävleborgs län – X
  • Hallands län – N
  • Jämtlands län – Z
  • Jönköpings län – F
  • Kalmar län – H
  • Kronobergs län – G
  • Norrbottens län – BD
  • Skåne län – M
  • Stockholms län – AB
  • Södermanlands län – D
  • Uppsala län – C
  • Värmlands län – S
  • Västerbottens län – AC
  • Västernorrlands län – Y
  • Västmanlands län – U
  • Västra Götalands län – O
  • Örebro län – T
  • Östergötlands län – E

Danish counties – Amt

In Danish genealogy we use the pre-1970 Amt list:Danmark amt

  • Hjørring
  • Thisted
  • Ålborg
  • Viborg
  • Randers
  • Ringkøbing
  • Ribe
  • Århus
  • Skanderborg
  • Vejle
  • Tønder
  • Haderslev
  • Åbenrå
  • Sønderborg
  • Odense
  • Svendborg
  • Holbæk
  • Frederiksborg
  • Københavns
  • Roskilde
  • Sorø
  • Præstø
  • Maribo
  • Bornholms Amt

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