Brøndby Kommune, a municipality in the former Copenhagen County, is on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 20.85 km2, has a total population of 35,322. Its mayor Kent Max Magelund, a member of the Social Democrats political party; the site of its municipal council is the town of Brøndbyvester. Neighboring municipalities are Hvidovre to the east, Rødovre to the north, Glostrup to the north, Albertslund to the northwest, Vallensbæk to the west. To the south is Køge Bay; the geography of Brøndby municipality was not affected on 1 January 2007 by the result of the nationwide Kommunalreformen. Brøndby consists to the south Brøndby Strand. Brøndbyøster is the "original" Brøndby and has a couple of old farmhouses, but consists of single family houses - this is a typical middle-class Danish suburb. Brøndby's name in Danish means "well town". Brøndbyøster is east of the big intersection; this part of the city has many older immigrants. Brøndby Strand is a mix of those two cities.
There are lot of 12 high-rise residential estates. This area has produced musical artists such as Burhan G and Majid, its ZIP-code is 2660. It is the only ZIP-code in Denmark where more than 50 percent of the population aren't Danish-born, nor of Danish descent. Read this article for more information:http://www.dr.dk/nyheder/indland/2660-danmarks-foerste-postnummer-med-etniske-danskere-i-undertal-0. These four neighborhoods are known as the Southside or Southcoast Copenhagen. Brøndby is the home of a football club, it is the home of the National Hockey League player Mikkel Bødker. Brøndbyøster station Brøndby Strand station Municipal statistics: NetBorger Kommunefakta, delivered from KMD aka Kommunedata Municipal mergers and neighbors: Eniro new municipalities map Municipality's official website Krak searchable/printable maps Krak map of Brøndby
Romania women's national handball team
Romanian women's national team is the handball team, supervised by the Romanian Handball Federation and that represents Romania in the international matches. As of 2017 it is the only team in the world. 1949 World Women's Handball Championship: 9th 1956 World Women's Handball Championship: Winner 1957 World Women's Handball Championship: 9th 1960 World Women's Handball Championship: Winner 1962 World Women's Handball Championship: Winner 1965 World Women's Handball Championship: 6th 1971 World Women's Handball Championship: 4th 1973 World Women's Handball Championship: 2nd 1975 World Women's Handball Championship: 4th 1978 World Women's Handball Championship: 7th 1982 World Women's Handball Championship: 8th 1986 World Women's Handball Championship: 5th 1990 World Women's Handball Championship: 7th 1993 World Women's Handball Championship: 4th 1995 World Women's Handball Championship: 7th 1997 World Women's Handball Championship: 12th 1999 World Women's Handball Championship: 4th 2001 World Women's Handball Championship: 17th 2003 World Women's Handball Championship: 10th 2005 World Women's Handball Championship: 2nd 2007 World Women's Handball Championship: 4th 2009 World Women's Handball Championship: 8th 2011 World Women's Handball Championship: 13th 2013 World Women's Handball Championship: 10th 2015 World Women's Handball Championship: 3rd 2017 World Women's Handball Championship: 10th 2019 World Women's Handball Championship: Qualified GF World Cup'05: 4th GF World Cup'06: 2nd GF World Cup'07: 5th GF World Cup'08: 8th GF World Cup'09: Winner GF World Cup'10: Winner The squad for the 2018 European Championship.
Head coach: Ambros Martín Several Romanian players have seen their individual performance recognized at international tournaments. All-Star TeamIrene Nagy-Klimovski, 1956 World Championship.
Sweden women's national handball team
The Sweden women's national handball team is the national team of Sweden. It is governed by the Swedish Handball Federation and takes part in international handball competitions. Carpathian Trophy 1994: Third place GF World Cup 2006: Fifth place Møbelringen Cup 2001: Third place Møbelringen Cup 2011: Third place Carpathian Trophy 2015: Winner The squad chosen for two friendly matches against Russia in March 2019. Caps and goals as of 23 March 2019. Head coach: Henrik Signell Several Swedish players have seen their individual performance recognized at international tournaments, either as Most Valuable Player, top scorer, best defense player or as a member of the All-Star Team. MVPLinnea Torstenson, 2010 European Championship Isabelle Gulldén, 2014 European ChampionshipAll-Star TeamAnnika Wiel Fredén, 2006 European Championship Nathalie Hagman, 2016 Summer Olympics, 2017 World ChampionshipTop scorersIsabelle Gulldén, 2014 European Championship Best defense playerJohanna Wiberg, 2010 European Championship Sabina Jacobsen, 2014 European ChampionshipIncomplete Åsa Eriksson Matilda Boson Annika Wiel Fredén Tina Flognman Madeleine Grundström Linnea Torstenson Nathalie Hagman Mia Hermansson-Högdahl Isabelle Gulldén Anna-Maria Johansson Official website IHF profile
Fredericia is a town located in Fredericia municipality in the southeastern part of the Jutland peninsula in Denmark. The city is part of the Triangle Region, which includes the neighbouring cities of Kolding and Vejle, it was founded in 1650 by Frederick III. The city itself has a population of 39,922 January 2014) and the Fredericia municipality has a population of 50,324. After the devastation caused by the Thirty Years War in a unfortified Jutland, King Christian IV realized the necessity of building a strong fortress in Jutland, decided that this project could be combined with his plans for building a large town in Jutland. A fortified encampment was built on a point of land called Lyngs Odde, near the current location of Fredericia, with a rampart stretching to either side of the point, thus protecting the encampment from attacks. However, the fortifications were not perfect, when Swedish Field Marshal Lennart Torstenson invaded Jutland, he was able to break through the ramparts, it was Frederick III, able to complete the plans for the fortification adding a flank fortification on nearby Bers Odde as suggested by Danish Imperial Marshal Anders Bille.
On 15 December 1650, the King signed the document giving the town its first privileges, work on the new fortifications could begin. In 1651, the town was named Frederiksodde after the king, on 22 April 1664, it was given the new Latinized name of Fredericia; every 6 July, the town of Fredericia holds a festival to commemorate the 1849 Battle of Fredericia, fought during the First War of Schleswig, in which Danish troops won a victory over the Schleswig-Holstein rebels who were laying siege to the town. Fredericia's landmark, was unveiled on 6 July 1858; the municipality today is part of the East Jutland metropolitan area with 1.2M inhabitants, is the site of Fredericia municipality's municipal council. The town is one of Denmark's largest traffic hubs; the town is a major barracks, home to the Royal Danish Army's Signals Regiment, located at Rye's Barracks and Bülow's Barracks. Hartvig Philip Rée a Jewish-Danish merchant and author Poul Pagh a Danish merchant and shipowner Magdalene Thoresen a Norwegian poet, short story writer and playwright Henrik Pontoppidan, a Danish realist writer, shared the 1917 Nobel Prize for Literature Frederick Brockhausen a cigar maker, trade union activist and politician in Milwaukee Vilhelm Buhl was the 11th Prime Minister of Denmark Svend Melsing, theatre director and playwright Dr Erik Holtved a Danish artist, archaeologist and ethnologist Ellen Krause a Danish artist and an Odsherred Painters Tage Skou-Hansen a Danish writer and scholar Cecil Bødker a Danish writer of young adult fiction books and poet Erik Moseholm a Danish jazz bassist, bandleader of the DR Big Band Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, former CEO of Lego Group Christian Holten Bonke a Danish documentary filmmaker and screenwriter Thomas Sørensen, footballer Patrick Hougaard a Danish motorcycle speedway rider Annette Jensen a Danish handball player Sara Thygesen a Danish badminton player, specializing in doubles play.
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Vejle is a town in Denmark, in the southeast of the Jutland Peninsula at the head of Vejle Fjord, where the Vejle River and Grejs River and their valleys converge. It is the site of the Region of Southern Denmark; the city has a population of 54,862, making it the ninth largest city in Denmark. Vejle Municipality has a population of 111,743; the city is part of the Triangle Region, which includes the neighbouring cities of Kolding and Fredericia. Vejle is most known for its forested hills, harbour, pedestrian mall, iconic windmill; the word "Vejle" derives from the Old Danish word wæthel, meaning "ford" or "wading place" due to its location at a busy crossing over Vejle River. During Viking times, the wetlands around Vejle had to be crossed at the Ravning Bridge, a nearly half-mile wooden boardwalk; the first recorded mention of the town is from 1256, the first known merchant town privileges were issued by King Valdemar III in 1327. Archaeological digs near St. Nicolai Church in downtown Vejle have shown that there were residences in the area as far back as 1100.
The king's castle, Castrum Wæthel, was located. During the Middle Ages, Vejle was important as a market town, developed along those lines up to the mid-17th century, trading with cities such as Lübeck and Flensburg, in what is now Germany. In the late 17th and early 18th centuries, Vejle's population was diminished as a consequence of plague and war. In 1796, Vejle was made the seat of the newly founded Vejle County, the town expanded throughout the 19th century, benefiting from improvements such as a new harbour on the fjord, a railroad station, modern utilities. From the mid-19th century into the 20th century, Vejle developed from a provincial market town into a busy industrial centre becoming known as the "Manchester of Denmark" for its many cotton mills. Downtown Vejle was built on an island of glacial till in Vejle River remaining from a hill formed during the last ice age. For a country where the highest natural elevation is only about 170 m above sea level, Vejle is known for the forested hills that rise to the north and south of the town and fjord.
The valleys of the two rivers that converge at Vejle are both unique in Denmark: Vejle River Valley is the longest tunnel valley in Denmark, the Grejs Valley is the largest ravine in Denmark. Both empty into Vejle Fjord, which connects Vejle by water through the Little Belt strait to the Baltic Sea, through the Kattegat and Skagerrak straits to the Atlantic Ocean. Many of Vejle's neighbourhoods began as separate towns or villages that merged with the city as it grew. Søndermarken, Nørremarken, Grejsdalen, were all founded as extensions of the city onto the surrounding hillsides. Vejle's neighbourhoods include: Vejle centre Bredballe - east of north of Vejle Fjord. Speaking, industry has been important for the city's development, while today more weight is placed on business and service, as well as high-tech firms. During the Industrial Revolution, Vejle was known as the "Manchester of Denmark" due to its extensive textile mills; the local rivers provided water power to mills, including the extensive facilities of De Danske Bomuldsspinderier.
In the first half of the 20th century, Vejle was something of a behemoth within the Danish textile industry, with some 25% of the city's workers employed in the industry. Despite the decline in the industry in Denmark, the last cotton mill in Vejle remained open until 1993. Today, many of the old mill buildings are used for art studios, office space, more apartments. On, newer industries took root in Vejle; the city is home to one of the largest chewing gum factories in the world, producing Stimorol brand chewing gum. The Tulip slaughterhouses were an important employer in the city. Today, Tulip has closed its factory at the harbour, but still maintains production in northern Vejle. Today, Vejle's economy is shifting out of the industrial sector and into the high-tech sector, with a number of software companies operating out of the city. Vejle is known regionally as a vibrant shopping town with a wide and varied offering of both chain and specialty shops located along the city's central pedestrian mall.
In an effort to maintain its position as a premiere shopping destination, the town has invested in several public works projects to improve the city's appearance, including lengthening the pedestrian mall, developing new public art and architecture, uncovering and beautifying Grejs River, which until ran in a culvert underneath downtown. Two new shopping centres and Mary's, have recently opened, offering more shopping and rest
Denmark the Kingdom of Denmark, is a Nordic country and the southernmost of the Scandinavian nations. Denmark lies southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, is bordered to the south by Germany; the Kingdom of Denmark comprises two autonomous constituent countries in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark proper consists of a peninsula, an archipelago of 443 named islands, with the largest being Zealand and the North Jutlandic Island; the islands are characterised by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate. Denmark has a total area of 42,924 km2, land area of 42,394 km2, the total area including Greenland and the Faroe Islands is 2,210,579 km2, a population of 5.8 million. The unified kingdom of Denmark emerged in the 10th century as a proficient seafaring nation in the struggle for control of the Baltic Sea. Denmark and Norway were ruled together under one sovereign ruler in the Kalmar Union, established in 1397 and ending with Swedish secession in 1523.
The areas of Denmark and Norway remained under the same monarch until Denmark -- Norway. Beginning in the 17th century, there were several devastating wars with the Swedish Empire, ending with large cessions of territory to Sweden. After the Napoleonic Wars, Norway was ceded to Sweden, while Denmark kept the Faroe Islands and Iceland. In the 19th century there was a surge of nationalist movements, which were defeated in the 1864 Second Schleswig War. Denmark remained neutral during World War I. In April 1940, a German invasion saw brief military skirmishes while the Danish resistance movement was active from 1943 until the German surrender in May 1945. An industrialised exporter of agricultural produce in the second half of the 19th century, Denmark introduced social and labour-market reforms in the early 20th century that created the basis for the present welfare state model with a developed mixed economy; the Constitution of Denmark was signed on 5 June 1849, ending the absolute monarchy, which had begun in 1660.
It establishes a constitutional monarchy organised as a parliamentary democracy. The government and national parliament are seated in Copenhagen, the nation's capital, largest city, main commercial centre. Denmark exercises hegemonic influence in the Danish Realm, devolving powers to handle internal affairs. Home rule was established in the Faroe Islands in 1948. Denmark negotiated certain opt-outs, it is among the founding members of NATO, the Nordic Council, the OECD, OSCE, the United Nations. Denmark is considered to be one of the most economically and developed countries in the world. Danes enjoy a high standard of living and the country ranks in some metrics of national performance, including education, health care, protection of civil liberties, democratic governance and human development; the country ranks as having the world's highest social mobility, a high level of income equality, is among the countries with the lowest perceived levels of corruption in the world, the eleventh-most developed in the world, has one of the world's highest per capita incomes, one of the world's highest personal income tax rates.
The etymology of the word Denmark, the relationship between Danes and Denmark and the unifying of Denmark as one kingdom, is a subject which attracts debate. This is centered on the prefix "Dan" and whether it refers to the Dani or a historical person Dan and the exact meaning of the -"mark" ending. Most handbooks derive the first part of the word, the name of the people, from a word meaning "flat land", related to German Tenne "threshing floor", English den "cave"; the -mark is believed to mean woodland or borderland, with probable references to the border forests in south Schleswig. The first recorded use of the word Danmark within Denmark itself is found on the two Jelling stones, which are runestones believed to have been erected by Gorm the Old and Harald Bluetooth; the larger stone of the two is popularly cited as Denmark's "baptismal certificate", though both use the word "Denmark", in the form of accusative ᛏᛅᚾᛘᛅᚢᚱᚴ tanmaurk on the large stone, genitive ᛏᛅᚾᛘᛅᚱᚴᛅᚱ "tanmarkar" on the small stone.
The inhabitants of Denmark are there called "Danes", in the accusative. The earliest archaeological findings in Denmark date back to the Eem interglacial period from 130,000–110,000 BC. Denmark has been inhabited since around 12,500 BC and agriculture has been evident since 3900 BC; the Nordic Bronze Age in Denmark was marked by burial mounds, which left an abundance of findings including lurs and the Sun Chariot. During the Pre-Roman Iron Age, native groups began migrating south, the first tribal Danes came to the country between the Pre-Roman and the Germanic Iron Age, in the Roman Iron Age; the Roman provinces maintained trade routes and relations with native tribes in Denmark, Roman coins have been found in Denmark. Evidence of strong Celtic cultural influence dates from this period in Denmark and much of North-West Europe and is among other things reflected in the finding of the Gundestrup cauldron; the tribal Danes came from the east Danish islands and Scania and spoke an early form of North Germanic.
Historians believe that before their arrival, most of Jutland and the nearest islands were settled by tribal J
Russia women's national handball team
The Russia women's national handball team is the national team of Russia. It is governed by the Handball Union of Russia and takes part in international handball competitions, they are as of January 2011, the only handball team on the women's and men's side in the world, to have won the World Championship three consecutive times. Team Russia won their first gold at the 2016 Olympics, defeating France in the final; the Russian women's national handball team was formed in 1993 as the successor Soviet Union women's national handball team, one of the strongest handball teams. Notwithstanding the third place at the 1992 Summer Olympics as Unified Team, Russia in the following eight years could not qualify to the Olympic Games. In this period the Russian team saw four changes of coaches, who retired after failing on large events; the only striking performance was at the 1997 World Women's Handball Championship, where Russia under Igor Eskov, coach of the Rostov club Istochnik, became 4th, two Russian handball players, Natalya Malakhova and Natalya Deryugina, were included into the All-Star team.
However in the next year at the 1998 European Women's Handball Championship in the Netherlands, Russia became only 9th, at the 1999 World Women's Handball Championship, under Kuban's Alexander Tarasikov and head coach of the Unified Team at the 1992 Olympics, just 12th. In late 1999, Tarasikov was replaced by the club coach of Lada, he concentrated more on national club players. At the 2000 World Championship, Russia became bronze medalist. At the 2001 World Championship, Trefilov returned two veterans, Raisa Verakso, her sixth participation at Worlds, the 1990 World champion, goalkeeper Svetlana Bogdanova. Russia won all nine matches, in the final defeated Norway. Against the backgrounds of those victories, team Russia became 4th at the 2002 European Championship in Denmark, a year at the World Championship in Croatia they became only 7th, which meant that Trefilov's team could not qualify for the 2004 Olympic Games. Only one point was needed to reach the semifinals in Croatia, but Russia failed to do that against France in the group stage, losing 19–20.
After the fourth-best result at the 2004 European Championship in Hungary, team Russia rose from the ashes at the 2005 World Championship in St. Petersburg, repeating the 2001 success in Italy. Russia lost in the final of the 2006 European Championship to Norway, so could not directly qualify for the Olympics. A number of top handball players such as Lyudmila Bodnieva, MVP of the previous World championships and member of the All-Star Team at the 2000 and 2006 European championships, Irina Bliznova, injured in the group stage, Natalya Shipilova, who could not compete in the semifinals. Goal keeper Inna Suslina made a great game. Russia won 29–24. Norway returned the favour at the 2008 Olympics. In the early stage leading ten balls, the Vikings hindered the Russians coming back, so Russia lost 34–27. After the Olympic Games, Anna Kareeva, Oksana Romenskaya and Natalya Shipilova decided to retire from handball. Prior to the 2008 European Championship in Macedonia, players such as Polina Vyakhireva, Yana Uskova, Ekaterina Andryushina, Lydmila Postnova and Irina Bliznova could not compete for Russia due to injuries or disease.
Russia again met Norway in the semifinals, as the Scandinavians started well, leading 7–1 in the beginning. In the third-place match between Germany, Russia claimed bronze; the Russians defeated the Norwegians in the semifinal of the 2009 World Championship with a score of 28–20. In the final, Russia claimed the gold medal by defeating France, 25–22. After the 2009 World Championships, team Russia saw a number of disappointing results, they 6th at the 2011 World Championship. Russia could not get beyond the quarterfinal of the 2012 Olympics. After the London Olympics, the new head coach became Vitaly Krokhin. In June 2013, Russia fought for the qualification to the World Championship. In the playoff round, Russia won the first leg in Rotterdam, 27–26, but lost the next leg in Rostov-on-Don, 21–33. With that said, Russia for the first time did not qualify for the Worlds. On 16 September 2013, Evgeny Trefilov returned as head coach, he debuted at the 2014 European Championship, but Russia became a dreadful 14th, the worst result in the European championships.
However, on 7 and 13 June 2015, Russia twice defeated Germany in the playoffs and qualified for the 2015 World Championship. In their first match they defeated the Norwegians, 26–25. However, the Russians only reached the quarterfinals. In the playoffs, team Russia was placed 5th. Russia for the third time qualified to the Olympics, through the qualification tournament taking place from 18–20 March 2016 in Astrakhan. In the group stage of the Olympic tournament, Russia defeated all of its rivals. In the knockout stage, the Russians defeated Angola in the quarterfinal, in the marathon semifinal match between Norway claimed the deciding point in overtime. In the final, Russia defeated France to claim its first Olympic gold in women's handball. Carpathian Trophy 1995: Second place Carpathian Trophy 1997: Second place Carpathian Trophy 2000: Winner Møbelringen Cup 2001: Winner Carpathian Trophy 2002: Third place Møbelringen Cup 2004: Third place Møbelringen Cup 2005: Second place Møbelringen Cup 2006: Second place Møbelringen Cup 2007: Second place Møbelringen Cup 2008: Second place Møbelringen Cup 2009: Second place Møbe