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Type Settlement
Usage Swedish
Pronounced Pron. /jœt.ɛ.ˈbɔrj/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the name of Göta älv ("River of the Geats"), combined with Swedish borg "castle, fortress". The Geats were a North Germanic tribe inhabiting present-day Sweden. Göteborg is the second largest city in Sweden.
Added 9/20/2014 by Beautiful Victory
Edited 7/11/2021 by Beautiful Victory