Lidköping

Lidköping lēd´chö˝pĭng [key], city (1990 pop. 22,010), Skaraborg co., S Sweden, a port on Lake Vänern chartered 1446. It has an important porcelain industry, in addition to machine shops and match factories. Nearby is Läckö castle (13th–17th cent.).

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