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Filipstad is a town in eastern Värmland.

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Named for Karl Filip, a 17th century namesake to Carl Philip, the current duke of Värmland, Filipstad has been an industrial town, known as the hometown of Swedish-American engineer John Ericsson.

Filipstad itself has around 6,000 inhabitants. 4,000 more people live in the municipality.

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Map of Filipstad

Roads 63 and 26 converge here.

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  • 1 Ferlinmuseet, Kvarntorget 2. A museum for Swedish poet Nils Ferlin.
  • 2 Långban. A mining museum. Långban (Q1002624) on Wikidata Långban on Wikipedia

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Filipstad is a gratifying place for outdoor life with many lakes and hills.

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