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Type Settlement
Usage Swedish
Pronounced Pron. UR-eh-broo
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Other Forms FormsHorebro (Old Swedish)

Meaning & History

Combination of Swedish ör, an archaic word meaning "gravel", and Bro "bridge.

Örebro is both a city and a county. The city is located in Närke just west of Lake Hjälmaren. Örebro County consists of Närke and about half of Västmanland (as well as small parts of other provinces).
Added 5/3/2015 by Beautiful Victory
Edited 5/3/2015 by Beautiful Victory