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Norrköping is a city in a province called Östergötland in the eastern part of Sweden. This city has a population of about 120 000 inhabitants.

Norrköping is situated by the river Motala Ström (which flows through the city), at Bråviken, an inlet of the Baltic Sea. Water power from the Motala ström and the good harbour were factors that facilitated the rapid growth of this once industrial city, known for its textile industry. 

In the summer, there is a cactus plantation in Carl Johans Park. 25,000 cacti planted there every summer.

Kolmårdens Djurpark is a zoo located 30 km (19 mi) north of Norrköping. In connection to the large outdoor zoo, there is also Tropicariet, an aquarium, where for example snakes, crocodiles and sharks can be seen.


Östergötland has for a long time been an agricultural landscape with access to a lot of forest. In the 1800s, Norrköping was a rapidly growing industrial city and is one of Northern Europe's best preserved ones with several environments from this time.

Large employers in the province is, for example, Siemens, Holmen Paper, University of Linköping, Cloetta Fazer, and Saab Aerospace.