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Boras, Trelleborg, Linkoping, Norrkoping

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Boras, Trelleborg, Linkoping, Norrkoping

Boras, Sweden
Boras, Trelleborg, Linkoping, Norrkoping

Boras

Manufacturing town 69 km (43 miles) east of Gothenburg. The centre of the country's textile industry, it was founded in 1622.

Population 99 963

Trelleborg

Seaport on the southwest coast about 30 km (18 miles) south of Malmo. It was founded in the 13th century and is now the main ferry port link with Germany.

Population 34 100



Linkoping

Industrial city, 198 km (123 miles) southwest of Stockholm. It was an important religious centre in the middle Ages and has a magnificent 12th to 15th-century cathedral. It manufactures cars, aircraft and railway rolling stock.



Population 116 834

Norrkoping

Industrial seaport on a Baltic inlet 157 km (98 miles) southwest of Stockholm. Founded in the 14th century, it was burnt by the Russians in 1710 during the Great Northern War of 1700-21. Its manufactures include paper, woolen textiles, chemicals, rubber, and radio and television sets.

Population 118 600

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