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Skövde

(sköv`də), city (1990 pop. 30,540), Skaraborg co., S Sweden, midway between lakes Vänern and Vättern. During the Middle Ages many pilgrims visited the shrine of St. Elin (Helen) of Skövde, a local woman canonized in 1164. Not far from the city is the Gothic church of the former Cistercian monastery of Varnhem, where several Swedish kings are buried.

Skövde

 

a city in Sweden, in the län (county) of Skaraborg, between Lakes Vänern and Vättern. Population, 45,400 (1976). Skövde has an engine-building industry (a plant of the Volvo firm) and a clothing industry. Uranium is mined near Skövde at the Ramstad Mine.

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