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ˈgɒθ ənˌbɜrg, ˈgɒt n-gothen·burg

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Goteborg, Goeteborg, Gothenburgnoun

    a port in southwestern Sweden; second largest city in Sweden


  1. Gothenburgnoun

    A city on the west coast of Sweden, in the province of Västergötland. The second-largest city in Sweden.


  1. Gothenburg

    Gothenburg is the second largest city in Sweden and the fifth largest in the Nordic countries. Situated by the Kattegat, on the west coast of Sweden, the city proper has a population of 528,014, with 549,839 in the urban area and total of 949,812 inhabitants in the metropolitan area. Gothenburg is classified as a global city by GaWC, with a ranking of Gamma−. Gothenburg was founded by royal charter in 1621 by King Gustavus Adolphus. At the mouth of the Göta älv, the Port of Gothenburg is the largest port in the Nordic countries. Gothenburg is home to many students, as the city includes both the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology. Volvo was founded in Gothenburg in 1927. The city is a major centre in Sweden for sports and home to the IFK Göteborg, BK Häcken, GAIS and Örgryte IS association football teams as well as the Frölunda HC ice hockey team. Gothenburg is served by Göteborg Landvetter Airport, located 30 km southeast of the city centre, and by Göteborg City Airport, located 15 km from the city centre. The city is known for hosting some of the largest annual events in Scandinavia. The Göteborg International Film Festival, held in January since 1979, is the leading film festival in Scandinavia with over 155,000 visitors annually. During the summer a broad variety of music festivals take place, such as Way Out West and Metaltown. Gothia Cup, held every year in Gothenburg, is in regards to the number of participants the world's largest football tournament: in 2011, a total of 35,200 players from 1567 teams and 72 nations participated.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Gothenburg

    the second town of Sweden, at the mouth of the Gotha, 284 m. SW. of Stockholm, is a clean and modernly built town, intersected by several canals; it has a splendid harbour, and one of the finest botanical gardens in Europe; its industries include shipbuilding, iron-works, sugar-refining, and fisheries; its licensing system has become famous; all shops for the sale of liquor are in the hands of a company licensed by government; profits beyond a five per cent. dividend to the shareholders are handed over to the municipality.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gothenburg in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gothenburg in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    It’s a national phenomenon, we’ve run out in Gothenburg and Malmo, they will soon run out in Stockholm.

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