Västergötland is a traditional province of Sweden also called the West Gothland. The non-administrative province is situated in the southeast part of the country bordering the two Sweden’s major lakes Vänern and Vättern as well as a stretch of the Kattegat strait. Västergötland includes the city of Gothenburg, on the fascinating west coast of Sweden. Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden, home to the major Port of Gothenburg. The vibrant city is home to many cultural events such as Göteborg Film Festival. Off the coast of the city lies the fascinating archipelago of Gothenburg whose southern part is totally car-free!
Population: over 1.3 million inhabitants
Major city: Gothenburg
Other places: Alingsås, Borås, Lidköping, Mariestad, Skara, Trollhättan, Vänersborg
Main attractions: Gothenburg, Gothenburg archipelago, Läckö Castle (Kållandsö island), Lake Hornborga (bird lake), Rock Carvings (Tanum)
Nearest Airports: Göteborg Landvetter Airport (GOT - Göteborg Landvetter flygplats)