Bohuslån


BOHUSLÅN    Or, Bohus  (lån means district or county).  

The castle ruin of Bohus near Göteborg in Sweden.

The castle ruin of Bohus near Göteborg in Sweden. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Swedish district on the shores of the Skaggerak, bordering Norway, and named after a fortress north of Göteborg, built in the reign of Haakon V of Norway (1299-1319).

It was once the Norwegian district of Ranrike, which was ceded to Sweden in 1658, and is now part of the county of Göteborg och Bohuslan.

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