Lövstabruk is a village in the parish of Österlövsta, Tierp Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden. It was founded as an ironworks by local farmers during the 16th century. The name is a compound of two words, "lövsta" and "bruk". Lövsta is derived from lösta, an old Swedish word for 'glade'. The contemporary spelling in the 18th century was Leufsta, with French orthography reflecting the Walloon origin of the workforce. The latter part of the name, bruk, means both 'mill town' and 'ironworks'.
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