LINKOPING, a city of Sweden, the seat of a bishop, and chief town of the district (lan) of Ostergotland.
There is also the Ostergotland Museum, with an art collection.
MOTALA, a town of Sweden, in the district (l n) of Ostergotland, on the east side of Lake Vetter at the outflow of the river Motala, 175 m.
NORRKOPING, a town and port of Sweden, in the district (ldn) of Ostergotland, 113 m.
At the meeting of the states in 1604 Duke Charles assumed the Swedish crown as Charles IX.; and not long afterwards Duke John of Ostergotland introduced German craftsmen into Norrkoping, and thus originated its industrial activity.
After a reign of great splendour Haraldr met his death in the great battle of Bravalla (Bravik in OstergOtland), where he was opposed by his nephew Ring, king of Sweden.
It occurs also in Ostergotland, Kalmar and Kronoberg.
The Cambrian and Ordovician strata occur in isolated patches in Vesterbotten, Jemtland (around Storsjo), Skaraborg, Elfsborg, Orebro, Ostergotland and Kristianstad.
Copper has been mined at Falun since the 14th century; it is also produced at Atvidaberg in Ostergotland.
The principal centres of the textile industry are Norrkoping in Ostergotland and Boras in Elfsborg Lan, where there are weaving schools; and the industry is spread over Elfsborg Lan and the vicinity of Gothenburg.
Gotaland consisted of the provinces of Vestergotland and Ostergotland divided from one another by Lake Vetter, together with Srrialand.
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