Located in northern Sweden, Skellefteå is a municipality in the in Västerbotten County in the northeast of Sweden with around 70 000 inhabitants. The city of Skellefteå has earned its “Gold Town” moniker due to its historical importance as a mining centre, especially with gold. 

Today, it is the seat of the strongest and most technology-intensive industries in northern Sweden, as a host to a range of successful global leaders who bring with them high technical expertise and cutting-edge technologies. 

The city prides itself to be a place where creativity and innovative ideas are fostered, enabling the success of many entrepreneurs and internationally recognized companies. Skellefteå is a modern and fast-growing region and attracts highly skilled and talented people who contribute to this dynamic economic ecosystem.

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Galați
Galați
Romania
  • Core
Mantova
Mantua
Italy
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Espoo
Espoo, Tampere & Turku
Finland
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Cork
Cork
Ireland
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Karlskrona
Karlskrona
Sweden
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Poznań
Poznań
Poland
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Corfu
Corfu
Greece
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Métropole Rouen Normandie
Métropole Rouen Normandie
France
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Split
Split
Croatia
  • Core
Idrija
Idrija
Slovenia
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Bytom
Bytom
Poland
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Las Rozas
Las Rozas
Spain