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Type Settlement
Usage Swedish
Pronounced Pron. ves-tehr-AWS
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Other Forms FormsVästra Aros, Westra Aros, Westraarus (13th century), Wæsteraros (1356), Wæstaros (1368), Wæsterars (1396), West Aros (English)

Meaning & History

Derived from Westra Aros meaning "west river mouth". Västerås is the 5th largest city in Sweden.
Added 11/1/2015 by Beautiful Victory
Edited 11/1/2015 by Beautiful Victory