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City in sw Sweden, situated where the River Göta meets the Kattegat. It is the country's chief seaport and second-largest city. Founded by Gustavus II (1619), it flourished as a commercial centre. Industries: shipbuilding, vehicles, chemicals, textiles. Pop. (2005) 829,000.

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