Pronounced Pron. sheh-LEFT-eh-o
Other Forms FormsSkellefte (dialectal form), Skelepht (14th century), Syöldate (Ume Sami), Skillehte (Southern Sami), Syöldete (Southern Sami)
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Contributor Contrib.Beautiful Victory on 1/29/2017
Swedish city located in Västerbotten. The first element of the name is of unknown meaning, but is believed to be of Sami origin. The second element is -eå "river".