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Eskilstuna

(ĕ`skĭlstü'nä), city (1990 pop. 89,820), Södermanland co., SE Sweden, between lakes Hjälmaren and Mälaren. Named after Eskil, an 11th-century English missionary who was martyred, the city was chartered (1659) by Charles X, who founded a gun factory there. This factory became the nucleus of an expanding steel and tool industry, which has made Eskilstuna the rival of Sheffield, England, and Solingen, Germany, in the production of cutlery. Machinery and precision instruments are also manufactured. There is a technical college in the city. The statesman Axel Oxenstierna (1583–1654) is buried at the nearby Jader church.
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Eskilstuna

 

a city in Sweden, in the län (county) of Södermanland, on a channel connecting Lakes Hjälmaren and Mälaren. Population, 92,700 (1976). Eskilstuna is a railroad junction. A metalworking center since the 17th century, it produces metal-cutting and measuring tools and surgical instruments. The city has a tractor plant and a weapons plant.

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Eskilstuna

an industrial city in SE Sweden. Pop.: 91 137 (2004 est.)
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