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First posted on May 31st 2009, last revised on December 8th 2013






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see also History of Sweden, History of Norway


History and Administrative Division
Jämtland, in 19th century sources spelled Jemtland, pronounced Yamtland, is a landlocked region located in central Scandinavia, the center of which is the city of Östersund (est. in 1786). It is located east of the old Norwegian capital of Trondhjem (Drontheim, Nidaros).
From 1178 to 1645 Jämtland was part of the Kingdom of Norway (since 1583 contested by Sweden), since 1645 part of the Kingdom of Sweden (although until 1679 the sympathies of the Jämtlanders lay with Norway; the Jämtlanders were given the full rights of Swedish subjects only in 1699).
In 1634 Jämtland and Härjedalen (respectively the Swedish claim to it, as the territories were only annexed in 1645) were allocated to Västernorrland. In 1762 Gävleborgs Län (with Härjedalen) was split off Västernorrland; Jämtland remained with the latter. Jämtland (or Östersund) Län (Jämtland / Östersund County) in its present borders was established in 1810 by separating it from Västernorrland, at the same time it was enlarged by the annexation of Härjedalen and minor stretches of adjacent historical territories. The term Jämtland (Jemtland in Norwegian) is still mostly applied to the pre-1762 historical region. A number of modern organizations for Jämtlands Län refer to themselves as Jämtlands och Härjedalens Idrottsföreningen etc.





Narrative . References : ONLINE SECONDARY SOURCES . Online Primary Sources . Bibliographic and Print Sources

Country Profiles . Links . Organizations . Accounts of History . Politics . Military History . Economic History . Social History . Ethnography
History of Religion . Regional History . Local History . Institutions . Culture . Biography . Environmental History . Others
Country Profiles modern Article Jämtland, Jämtland County, from Wikipedia
Articles Jämtland, Jämtlands Län, from Wikipedia Swedish edition
About Jämtland County, from Länsstyrelsen Jämtlands Län
Article Jemtland og Herjedalen, from Wikipedia Norwegian edition
historical
Links General Category : Jämtland, from Wikipedia
Kategori : Jämtland, from Wikipedia Swedish edition
on History Category : History of Jämtland, from Wikipedia
Kategori : Jämtlands Historia, from Wikipedia Swedish edition
Organizations Jämtlandsrötter (Jämtland Genealogical Society); website in Swedish
Historical Dictionaries
Timelines Sagaen om Jemtland og Härjedalen, from Stovnerporten, in Norwegian
Google News Archive Search, search for Jamtland
Accounts of History General, Modern Article History of Jämtland, from Wikipedia
Articles Jämtlands Historia, Jämtlands FÖrhistoria, Jämtland under Medeltiden, Jämtland under Krigstiden, Jämtlands Historia 1645-1905, Jämtlands Samtidshistoria, from Wikipedia Swedish edition
The History of Jamtland, by Bo Oscarsson
Jemtland og Herjedalen - gamle norske landskaber, from Jamtamot, in Danish
General, Historical
Specific Periods
Historiography
Politics
Military History Article : Återerövringen av Jämtland, from Wikipedia Swedish edition
Article : Baltzarfeiden, from Wikipedia Norwegian edition
Infantry : Jämtlands Rifle Regiment, from Swedish Regiments during the years of the Allotment System
Economy & Finances
Social History
Ethnography
Religion
Local History Article Ostersund, from Wikipedia
Article Östersund, from Wikipedia Swedish edition
Kategori : Orter i Jämtlands Län
Institutions Structurae : Sweden, Jämtlands Län
Åre Bergbana, from Bruse's Funiculars.net
Culture
Biographies
Environmental History
Others The Wood beyond the World : Jämtland and the Norwegian Kings, by Alex Woolf

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED PRIMARY SOURCES
Historical Data . Statistical Data . Documents Newspapers . Yearbooks . Image Databanks . Archival Deposits . Laws . Historiography
Document Collections . Historical Maps . Historical Encyclopedia Articles . Travelogues . Institutions . National Symbols
Historical Data Lists of Statesmen Counties of Sweden : Jämtland, from World Statesmen (Ben Cahoon); from World Rulers (scroll down)
List of Governors of Jämtlands Län, from Wikipedia
Statistical Data Population Figures Historical Population Statistics : Sweden, by province, from Population Statistics by Jan Lahmeyer
Sweden : Jämtland, from City Population
Jämtland, from Anno 1890
Demographic Data Base : Population Statistics Tabellverket, data 1749-1851 covering all of Sweden
Documents Historical Newspapers
Online Yearbooks International,
Jämtland Entries
Image Databanks
Archival Deposits
Laws
Historiography
Document Collections
Individual Documents
Historical Maps Map of modern Jämtland, from Map of Sweden
Jämtland, Härjedalen og Trøndelag 1675-1679, from Brekken Historia
Historical
Encyclopedia Entries
Cities : Ostersund, from EB 1911
Articles Jemtland, Ostersund, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German, posted by Retro Bibliothek
Articles Jemtland, Östersund, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1902-1909, in German, posted by Zeno
Article Jämtland, östersund, Frösö, Storsjö, from Pierer's Universal-Lexikon 1857-1865, posted by Zeno, in German
Articles Østersund, from Geografisk-Statistisk Haandbog 1858-1863, in Danish
Article Jämtland (1884), Östersund (1894), from Nordisk Familjebok 1876-1899, in Swedish, posted by Project Runeberg
Article Jämtland (1910), Östersund (1922), from Nordisk Familjebok 1904-1926, in Swedish, posted by Project Runeberg
Article Jämtland (1922), Östersund (1928), from Salmonsens Konversationsleksikon 1915-1930, in Danish, posted by Project Runeberg
Travelogues
Institutions Archives Landsarkivet i Östersund
Musea The Jämtland Military Museum, from Swedish Military Heritage
Jamtli, Jämtland's Historical Museum, Östersund; site in Swedish
Sweden : Jämtlands Län, from Showcaves
Monuments
Libraries Jämtland Läns Bibliotek
State Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, of Jamtland (Län), of Republic of Jamtland, from FOTW
Others Paleoclimatology, Metadata Jämtland (Schweingruber)

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PRINT SOURCES
Bibliographies . Online Libraries . Thesis Servers . Online Journals . General Accounts . Specific Topics . Historical Dictionaries . Statistical Data . Yearbooks
Bibliographies Jemtland og Herjedalens Biblioteket, bibliography compiled by Tore H. Vigerust, mainly lists editions of historical sources
Online Libraries general Internet Archives
Gutenberg Library Online
e-corpus
on J. Project Runeberg
Thesis Server Registry of Open Access Repositories, Sweden, Norway
Open Access Theses and Dissertations
Online Journals Directory of Open Access Journals
General Accounts Svenska Turistföreningens Åsskrift 1892 - En rundresa i norra Jämtland, 1934 - Jämtland, posted by Project Runeberg, in Swedish
Johan Lindström, I Jämtebygd, Stockholm 1888, posted by Project Runeberg, in Swedish
Specific Topics
Historical Dictionary