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Skellefteå

(shĕlĕf`təō'), city (1990 pop. 31,050), Västerbotten co., NE Sweden, on the Skellefteälven River inland from its mouth on the Gulf of Bothnia. The center of a rich mining region (copper, lead, gold, silver, arsenic, and zinc), the city has hydropower, engineering, and computer and other high-technology industries. Settlement in the area dates to 6000 B.C. The city was first chartered in 1621 and was rechartered in 1845, when its modern growth began. The Nordanå area has many historic buildings.

Skellefteå

 

a city in northern Sweden, in the län (county) of Västerbotten. Population, 72,400 (1976). Port on the Skellefteâ River near its influx into the Gulf of Bothnia of the Baltic Sea. Industry includes nonferrous metallurgy (copper and lead) and pulp manufacture. A hydroelectric power plant is located in the city.

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At a latitude of 64 degrees north, Skelleftea is a sleepy town in southern Swedish Lapland, not far from the Baltic Sea, characterised by clapboard houses in a palette of pastel hues.
Under the agreement Ryanair will base up to ten aircraft at Girona at the start of its summer 2011 schedule, with 63 routes including eight new routes to Cochstedt, Karlstad, Kristianstad, Plovdiv, Rzeszow, Szczecin, Skelleftea and Tallinn.
Ryanair also announced it will expand its base at Girona (GRO) this summer, growing the number of based aircraft from four to nine and adding 19 new routes to Aarhus, Bydgoszcz, Cagliari, Cork, Doncaster, Dusseldorf, Gdansk, Ibiza, Knock, Krakow, Madrid, Malmo, Nador, Perugia, Poitiers, Skelleftea, Stockholm, Thessaloniki and Turku.
Tim Erixon was drafted by Calgary in the first round of the 2009 NHL draft and has been playing for the Swedish national team and the Swedish Elite Leagues' Skelleftea franchise.
The validity of Swedish parish registers and those of Sundsvall and its region has been tested and verified; see Gun Aim Stenflo, Demographic Description of the Skelleftea and Sundsvall Regions During the 19th Century (Umea, 1994).
Over the past year, NOTE divested or closed operations in Skelleftea and Skanninge, Sweden, and Taurage, Lithuania, and plans to shut its site in Gdansk, Poland, at year-end.
Diagnosis, medications, and use of antibiotics Data on diagnosis, medications, and use of antibiotics for the CHD group were collected from the medical records at the Paediatric Clinics of the University Hospital in Umea and the Hospital in Skelleftea.
Croatia Airlines will replace SAS Scandinavian Airlines on charters from Dubrovnik to Evenes in Norway and Skelleftea in Sweden, while it will substitute Adria Airways on the Split - Lulea charter service.
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hominis IbA10G2 infection occurred in the city of Skelleftea, 450 km northeast of Ostersund, possibly because persons from that city had visited Ostersund during the outbreak there and had subsequently spread Cryptosporidium oocysts on their return to Skelleftea.
Additions are Basel, Bordeaux, Brive, Bucharest, Comiso (Sicily), Dortmund, Lisbon, Osijek (Croatia), Podgorica (Montenegro), Prague, Rabat (Morocco) and Skelleftea (Sweden).
The 12 new routes being introduced are to Basel, Bordeaux, Brive, Bucharest, Comiso, Dortmund, Lisbon, Osijek, Podgorica, Prague, Rabat and Skelleftea.