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Gotland (ˈɡɒtlənd Pronunciation for Gotland ; Swedish ˈɡɔtlant)  or Gothland (ˈɡɒθlənd Pronunciation for Gothland or Gottland (ˈɡɒtlənd Pronunciation for Gottland



  1. an island in the Baltic Sea, off the SE coast of Sweden: important trading centre since the Bronze Age; long disputed between Sweden and Denmark, finally becoming Swedish in 1645; tourism and agriculture now important. Capital: Visby. Pop: (including associated islands) 57 677 (2004 est). Area: 3140 sq km (1212 sq miles)


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