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Norrköping

(nôr`chö'pĭng), city (1990 pop. 82,640), Östergötland co., SE Sweden, a seaport at the head of the Bråviken, a narrow inlet of the Baltic Sea. It is a commercial, industrial, and transportation center. A major engineering and textile center, it also has industries producing paper, rubber, furniture, electrical goods, and processed food. Norrköping was founded in the 14th cent. and was burned (1719) by the Russians in the Northern War. However, it has retained many old buildings, including Hedvig's Church (17th cent.).

Norrköping

 

a city on the Motala River in eastern Sweden, in the county (län) of Östergötland, between Lake Glan and the Bråviken Fjord of the Baltic Sea. Population, 115,800 (1971).

Norrköping is a large port, which handled about 3.5 million tons of freight in 1972. Founded in the 14th century, it is an old manufacturing center, dominated by textile and paper production and by metalworking. The rubber, electronics, radio electronics, and chemicals industries are rapidly developing.

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We couldn't be more excited to welcome all Harry Potter fans to Norrkoping next summer.
The participants were all aged between 50 and 69 and from the city of Norrkoping, Sweden, identified in 1987 in the National Population Register (N=9 026).
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The company will operate from the Swedish project based in Norrkoping for two years.
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The 42-year-old, of Wallsend, is staging a sales fair this weekend with hundreds of programmes from Newcastle's footballing past ( including a rare copy of the programme for Newcastle's 2-3 loss to Swedish team Norrkoping in a home match in 1946, which held the record for the Toon's top attendance in Europe until Barcelona's arrival in 2002.
Tobias Linderoth will want to forget his first international appearance for Sweden in a year as he was sent off in a 2-1 defeat against Greece in Norrkoping.
EVERTON'S Tobias Linderoth will want to forget his first international appearance for Sweden in a year as he was sent off in a 2-1 defeat against Greece in Norrkoping.
He served internships with Zellstoffabrik Waldhof, Wangen site, Germany; Holmlen Bruks, Norrkoping, Sweden; and Reed and Smith, Watchet, United Kingdom.