The women's football team, Eskilstuna United DFF, has played in the highest tier since 2014, and finished as runner up in the 2015 season, making them qualify for the 201617 uefa Women's Champions League. Economy edit Eskilstuna remains an important industrial city with internationally known companies such as Volvo Wheel loaders, main site for the heavy construction equipment division of Volvo, Assa (locks, keys and Stainless steel manufacturer Outokumpu, Thin Strip Nyby in Torshälla. Eskilstuna is sometimes called The Sheffield of Sweden. For the political and administrative municipality, see. Eskilstunaån, which connects, lake Hjälmaren and, lake Mälaren. The town was merged with the rest of Eskilstuna in 1879. They have reached the Swedish Championship final four times (1997, 2001, 20 but lost on each occasion.
Karl Gustavs Stad was built around the iron forges of master smith Reinhold Rademacher, encouraged by King Karl X Gustav. Weitere Informationen zu unseren Cookies und dazu, wie du die Kontrolle darüber behältst, findest du hier: Cookie-Richtlinie. It has also been used for ifk norrköping dam facebook several practice games for the Swedish National Youth Teams. Both cities at their peak were home to numerous steel production companies. Eskilstuna Municipality, Södermanland County, Sweden. Saint Eskil was stoned to death by the pagan vikings of neighbouring town, strängnäs, 30 kilometres (19 miles) east of Eskilstuna, trying to convert them. 2, the town is located on the River. Transport edit Eskilstuna is served by the Svealandsbanan railway line between Stockholm and Hallsberg. Saint Eskil was buried in his monastery church in Tuna. The city's first city privileges were granted in 1659, and its boundaries included Tunafors and the newly founded town of Karl Gustavs Stad City of Karl Gustav located on the west side of the river. Aside from firearms, the city also produced cutlery, scissors, keys, machine tools and precision instruments.
Mälardalen University ( Mälardalens högskola founded in cooperation with the neighboring city of Västerås, has a campus in the city. Later "Eskil" was added in to the word "Tuna". European Cooperation edit Eskilstuna is a member city of Eurotowns network 3 Other notable natives edit See also edit References edit External links edit w:sv:Wikipedia:KML/Eskilstuna KML is from Wikidata. Eskilstuna's history dates back to medieval times when English monk, saint Eskil made "Tuna" his base and diocese of the South coast.