Sveriges Kungahus

Blekinge County

The King and Queen visited Blekinge County on Saturday 6 April.
Blekinge läns vapen

Blekinge County

Area: 2,947 km²
County seat: Karlskrona
Host for the visit:
County Governor Berit Andnor Bylund

Blekinge has five municipalities and around 153,000 inhabitants. The county was formed in 1683.

The programme for The King and Queen's visit on Saturday 6 April.

09:00 County Governor of Skåne Margareta Pålsson hands over hosting duties to County Governor of Blekinge Berit Andnor Bylund.
10:20 The King and Queen arrive in Olofström.
12:00 The King and Queen arrive at Stortorget in Karlskrona. The King gives a speech.
13:00 Lunch at the County Governor's official residence.
14:15 Presentation of the Green Charge Southeast project.
14:40 Departure by coach for a visit to ABB High Voltage Cables in Verkö, Karlskrona.
16:15 The King and Queen arrive at Ronneby Brunnspark.
16:30 The King and Queen visit Brunnshallarna. A journey through the history of Ronneby.

About Blekinge County by County Governor Berit Andnor Bylund.

"Blekinge enjoys a strong strategic position in Europe, close to the growing Öresund region and the major new markets in the east, combined with fast flight connections with Stockholm."

You can read the County Governor's text here.opens in new window

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The King and Queen's visit to Blekinge County