Ödeshög is a locality
Urban areas in Sweden
Urban area is a common English translation of the Swedish term tätort. The official term in English, used by Statistics Sweden, is, however, locality. There are 1,940 localities in Sweden . They could be compared with census-designated places in the United States.A tätort in Sweden has a minimum of...

 and the seat of Ödeshög Municipality
Ödeshög Municipality
Ödeshög Municipality is a municipality in Östergötland County, Sweden. The seat is situated in the small town of Ödeshög.The coat of arms was created in 1972 at the time the modern municipalities of Sweden were created...

, Östergötland County
Östergötland County
Östergötland County is a county or län in southeastern Sweden. It borders the counties of Kalmar to the southeast, Jönköping to the southwest, Västra Götaland to the west, Örebro to the northwest, Södermanland to the northeast, and the Baltic Sea to the east.Östergötland County has a population of...

, Sweden
Sweden , officially the Kingdom of Sweden , is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. Sweden borders with Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund....

 with 2,651 inhabitants in 2005.

Ödeshög is also the birthplace of former Swedish professional football player Klas Ingesson
Klas Ingesson
Klas Ingesson is a former Swedish footballer. As a member of the national team he played in 57 games, including 1990 FIFA World Cup and 1994 FIFA World Cup, as well as the 1992 European Championship....

. Ingesson is today the Chairman of the local team, Ödeshög IK.
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