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Karlskoga (kärlˈskōˌgä) [key], city (1990 pop. 31,110), Örebro co., S Sweden; chartered 1940. An industrial center, it is the seat of the Bofors iron and armaments works and has other industries that manufacture steel, machines, explosives, chemicals, and clothing.

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