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Alingsås (äˌlĭngsōsˈ) [key], city (1990 est. pop. 21,300), Älvsborg co., SW Sweden, on Lake Mjörn; chartered 1619. It is an industrial center. Manufactures include textiles, leather goods, processed food, candy, beer, and metal goods.

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