County Administrative Board 

The County Administrative Board is the national government representative office in the county of Östergötland and as such constitutes an important link between people and municipalities on the one hand, and government and central authorities on the other.

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Photo: Göran Billeson

The County Administrative Board has a broad area of responsibility. The Board works on issues concerning the environment, nature, competence sourcing, the business community, social development, animal protection, gender equality, integration, transport, infrastructure and housing.

Our task is to coordinate these and other areas of public responsibility to achieve efficient solutions for a sustainable society in which economic development, the environment and social welfare are interlinked.

The Board also has the task of ensuring that the county’s citizens receive the level of service the Government has decided on, that municipalities and companies comply with laws and regulations and that nationwide objectives adopted by the Government are achieved in Östergötland County.

The county of Östergötland is located on the boarder to the Baltic Sea. The twin cities Linköping and Norrköping are together forming Sweden’s fourth largest urban region. The region has 416 000 inhabitants.