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Boden (bōˈdən) [key], city (1990 pop. 20,210), Norrbotten co., NE Sweden, on the Luleålv River; chartered 1919. It is an important rail junction and a winter sports center. Forest products are manufactured, and there is good salmon fishing. Boden has a garrison and is the site of a strategic modern fortress.

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