Herning is a Danish city in Region Midtjylland, on the Jutland peninsula. It is the town and the administrative seat of Herning Municipality. Herning has a population of 47,765 including the suburbs of Tjørring, Lind, Birk and Gjellerup, making Herning the 11th most populous urban area in Denmark. Herning was established at the beginning of the 1800s, during the period of heath reclamation, as a centre providing goods. A textile industry developed in and around the town. This industry was once Hernings principal economic activity, the town has a mote diversified industrial base. Herning became a town in 1913. Herning has twice awarded the title of Danish City of the Year. There are many small furniture and textile businesses in and around Herning, Herning is home to Messecenter Herning, the largest exhibition centre in Scandinavia, which hosts many trade fairs. Carl-Henning Pedersen and Else Alfelts Museum of Art is located in the city, the city is the site of three buildings designed by the architect Jørn Utzon.
One is publicly owned and two are privately owned, the town is home to sculptor Ingvar Cronhammars monumental work Elia. The sculpture is located near the Herning Art Museum, the old Herningsholm Estate in Herning is open to the public for touring. Classensborg Estate, now called Skarrildhus, is located 25 km south of the town, the grounds, can be toured and are known for their beautiful rhododendron displays during the spring. The Herning Museum displays a history of Herning, as well as the development of moorland agriculture, the museum operates traveling educational exhibits. Herning Blue Fox is a Danish professional ice hockey playing in the top Danish ice hockey league. Having won 16 championships and 29 medals in all, Herning Blue Fox has accumulated the greatest number of victories in the history of ice hockey in Denmark. FC Midtjylland is a team playing in the Danish Superliga. It is a merger of Herning Fremad and Ikast FS and won the championship of Denmark for the first time in 2015 having twice been the runner up
Holte is a suburban district in Rudersdal Municipality on the northern outskirts of Copenhagen, Denmark. The local town centre is centred on Holte station and is surrounded by areas of single-family, detached homes as well as several lakes. The district has merged with the old villages of Søllerød and Øverød which both belong to Holte postal district, modern Holte is located on land that used to belong to the Dronninggård estate. The name Holte originally referred to the village of Holte located a few kilometres to the northeast of the modern district. When the owner of Holtegård moved his inn to a new site on Kongevejen in the 1780s and this name was adopted for the local railway station when the North Line opened in 1864. The name of the station and the district was changed to Holte while the name of the old village was changed to Gammel Holte. The Søllerød Town Hall, completed in 1942, was designed in the Functionalist style by Arne Jacobsen, the town centre contains the Holte Midtpunkt shopping centre.
Holte Church was completed on the top of Geels Hill in 1945, several lakes are located in the Holte area. There is a leisure craft harbor and a beach at Vejlesø which is connected to the larger lake Furesø on the western boundary of the district by a canal. A small ferry operates on the two lakes in the summer time, Søllerød Lake separates Holte from Søllerød to the east. Holte borders on the natural areas Vaserne, Rude Forest, Søllerød Naturpark and Geels Forest
Frederiksberg is a part of the Capital Region of Denmark. It is formally an independent municipality, Frederiksberg Municipality, but is treated as a part of Copenhagen. It occupies an area of less than 9 km2 and had a population of 103,192 in 2015, Frederiksberg is an enclave surrounded by Copenhagen Municipality and there is no clear border between the two. Some sources ambiguously refer to Frederiksberg as a quarter or neighbourhood of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg has its own mayor and municipal council, and is fiercely independent. Frederiksberg is considered to be an affluent, or posh, the town is characterised by its many green spaces, such as the Frederiksberg Gardens and Søndermarken. Some institutions and locations that are considered to be part of Copenhagen are actually located in Frederiksberg. For example, Copenhagen Zoo as well as stations of the Copenhagen Metro are located in Frederiksberg. The Copenhagen S-train system has stations in Frederiksberg, including Peter Bangs Vej station.
Frederiksbergs original name was Tulehøj, indicating that a thul lived there, the term is known from the Snoldelev rune stone. In Beowulf, Unferth holds the same title, in Håvamål, Odin himself is referred to as the old thul. Thula translates as song, like in the Rigsthula poem from the Edda, by 1443 the name Tulehøj was spelled Tulleshøy. It was regarded as Copenhagens border to the west, people lived here since the Bronze Age. Farming was not very successful, and in 1697 most of the burned down. This meant that the peasants were unable to pay taxes, in 1700-1703, King Frederik IV built a palace on top of the hill known as Valby Bakke. He named the palace Frederichs Berg, and the town at the foot of the hill consequently changed its name to Frederiksberg. A number of the houses were bought by wealthy citizens of Copenhagen who did not farm the land. The town changed slowly from a community to a merchant town, with craftsmen. During the summer rooms were offered for rent, and restaurants served food to the people of Copenhagen who had left the city for the open land
Odder is a town in the Odder municipality, just south of Aarhus, and in Region Midtjylland. As of 1 January 2014 Odder had a population of 11,404, the town is located in the middle of Denmark, just south of the city of Aarhus and is often affectionately described by its inhabitants as the heart of Denmark. The 26. 5-kilometre Odderbanen train line connects the town and other towns in the municipality to Aarhus, the railway line is known as Oddergrisen. The original A/S Hads-Ning Herreders Jernbane train line was established in 1884, gyllingnæs, Åkjær, Rathlousdal and Rodstenseje are some of the most beautiful of these, and can still be visited and seen in operation. The municipality is in the East Jutland metropolitan area, with 1.2 million inhabitants, since 2014, the mayor of Odder is Uffe Jensen of the political party Venstre. Born in Odder,1910 – Ejler Bille, artist,1916 – Willy Brauer, trade unionist and municipal politician. 1929 – Knud Enggaard, minister of multiple governments in the period 1978-93,1946 – Niels Fredborg, track cyclist, goldmedal winner of 1972 München summer olympics.
1957 – Jens Jørn Spottag, actor,1965 – Andrea Vagn Jensen, actress. 1979 - Juliane Elander Rasmussen, competitive rowing athlete,1983 – Thomas Mogensen, handball player. 1989 - Sofie Linde Lauridsen and television hostess, resident in Odder, Troels Holch Povlsen, founder of the fashion chain Bestseller Alrø Official municipality website Castles and manor house in Odder
Holstebro is the main town in Holstebro Municipality, Denmark. The town, bisected by the Storåen, has a population of 34,873, the town arose at a ford by the creek, and a bridge was erected. The name probably derives from holdested ved broen, Holstebro was first mentioned in a letter from Bishop Thyge of Ribe in 1274. A large fire in 1552 destroyed many of the old buildings. The town is a trading and cultural center in western Jutland, industries include the manufacture of processed food and machinery, wood and furniture and chemicals. Holstebro has a network of pedestrian walkways in the town centre either side of the River Storå. This area has a varied shopping environment, enhanced by outdoor sculptures and picturesque buildings, including the town church, the first sculpture purchased by Holstebro Municipality was Alberto Giacomettis sculpture Woman on the Cart purchased in 1966. Holstebro has a rich and varied cultural life, between 1997 and 2009 it hosted the internationally recognized ballet company Peter Schaufuss Ballet and the town still hosts the performance art theatre Odin Teatret.
Several museums, including the Holstebro Art Museum with its collection of Danish and international art. The town holds an annual festival, the Holstebro Festive Week. The Holstebro Hall, rebuilt in 1966, houses a music theatre, more than 100 cultural events occur here every year, and the hall is visited by more than 100,000 people annually. The Jutland Dragoon Regiment, which can trace its history back to 1679 in the times of King Christian V, has made Holstebro its home since 1953, the regiment is Holstebros largest place of work with more than 1,800 employees. Holstebro is served by Holstebro railway station and it is located on the Vejle-Holstebro and Esbjerg-Struer railway lines and offers direct InterCity services to Copenhagen and Struer and regional train services to Fredericia and Skjern. Team Tvis Holstebro were founded in 1990 and play handball, representing Holstelbro in the mens Danish Handball League, the womens team has won the Womens European Handball Federation cup twice, in 2012–2013 and 2014–2015 and were runners up in 2010–2011.
The mens handball team won the Danish Handball Cup in 2008 and have finished third in the league three times, most recently in 2008. They achieved third place in the mens 2012–13 EHF Cup, both teams play at Gråkjær Arena, a 3,250 capacity hall which can be used for concerts. The arena is located to the north of the town centre, Holstebro Idrætspark, located to the north-east of the town centre, is a multi-use sports complex. A stadium on the site is home to Holstebro BK, the football club who play in the 4th tier of Danish football
Hadsten is a city in central Denmark with a population of 8,028, and is the largest city in Favrskov Municipality, located in Region Midtjylland in Central Jutland. Until 1 January 2007 it was the site of the council of the now former Hadsten municipality. Other names for Hadsten are, Hadsten Stationsby, Khadsten or Хадстен, Hadsten has many educational institutions, including a technical school and folk high school. Hadsten is famous for having one of the largest model railways in Europe, besides that, Hadsten have the shortest pedestrian street in Europe. Pronunciation of the name has often been the subject of discussion, since locals pronounce the name with a silent d. Archaeological digs around the city have shown that people have lived in Lilleådalen as far back as 2,000 BC in the Nordic Stone Age. The excavation at the mill, which became known as Hadsten Mølle, have revealed the remains of an even older water mill from around the 1190s in the early High Middle Ages. The present mill originates from the 1400s during the Clausholm Castle era, the water level this river at that time has stood 2–3 meters higher than it is today - which is why the valley was marked by lakes.
The modern city was founded on 3 September 1862, when the Den østjyske længdebane was opened, in 2012, the city celebrated its 150th anniversary, with a visit by Frederik, the Crown Prince of Denmark and his wife, Crown Princess of Denmark. The city was at the plant of the East Jutland stretch of railway line, this date is seen as the citys founding. In September 2012 celebrated its 150th anniversary with the visit of Crown Prince Frederik, Denmark is located at 56. 3282° latitude and 10. 0493° longitude. Hadsten’s average elevation above sea level is 44 meters, Hadsten Stationsby, current center of the city. Neder- and Over Hadsten, original villages, now integrated into the city, original village, now integrated into the city. The following cities were twinned with Hadsten, Saarijärvi, Western Finland, Finland It is the place of Birth of Derby County and former Denmark international soccer player, one of the most advanced buildings in Denmark is in Hadsten. The building functions as a café, library and auditorium
Aarhus is the second-largest city in Denmark and the seat of Aarhus municipality. It is located on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula, in the centre of Denmark,187 kilometres northwest of Copenhagen and 289 kilometres north of Hamburg. The inner urban area contains 264,716 inhabitants and the population is 330,639. Aarhus is the city in the East Jutland metropolitan area. The history of Aarhus began as a fortified Viking settlement founded in the 8th century, the city was founded on the northern shores of a fjord at a natural harbour and the primary driver of growth was for centuries seaborne trade in agricultural products. Market town privileges were granted in 1441, but growth stagnated in the 17th century as the city suffered blockades, in the 19th century it was occupied twice by German troops during the Schleswig Wars but avoided destruction. As the industrial revolution took hold, the city grew to become the second-largest in the country by the 20th century, today Aarhus is at the cultural and economic core of the region and the largest centre for trade and industry in Jutland.
The city ranks as the 92nd largest city in the European Union and it is a top 100 conference city in the world. Aarhus is the industrial port of the country in terms of container handling. Major Danish companies have based their headquarters here and people commute for work and it is a centre for research and education in the Nordic countries and home to Aarhus University, Scandinavias largest university, including Aarhus University Hospital and INCUBA Science Park. Aarhus is notable for its musical history, in the 1950s many jazz clubs sprang up around the city, fuelled by the young population. By the 1960s, the music scene diversified into rock and other genres, in the 1970s and 1980s, Aarhus became the centre for Denmarks rock music fostering many iconic bands such as TV-2 and Gnags. Aarhus is home to the annual eight-day Aarhus International Jazz Festival, the SPoT Festival, in 2017 Aarhus are European Capital of Culture. In Valdemars Census Book the city was called Arus, and in Icelandic it was known as Aros and it is a compound of the two words ār, genitive of ā, and ōss.
The name originates from the location around the mouth of Aarhus Å. The spelling Aarhus is first found in 1406 and gradually became the norm in the 17th century, aarhus/Århus spelling With the Danish spelling reform of 1948, Aa was changed to Å. Some Danish cities resisted the new spelling of their names, notably Aalborg, Århus city council explicitly embraced the new spelling, as it was thought to enhance an image of progressiveness. In 2010, the city voted to change the name from Århus to Aarhus in order to strengthen the international profile of the city
Lemvig, with a population of 6,966, is the main town in Lemvig Municipality, Denmark. Lemvig is a 750-year-old market town, and received its charter in 1545. One of the landmarks of Lemvig is the church from the 13th century. The old town is situated between the Limfjord, a lake and some hills, the nearby areas of natural beauty were shaped during the last Ice Age. The town is situated 10 kilometers from the North Sea 375 kilometers from Copenhagen, lemvigs economy is based on traditional sectors such as metal and furniture industry. Among the largest employers in the town are KK Electronics, Nilfisk-Advance and The Danish Coastal Directorate
Hedensted is a Danish town in Region Midtjylland and the seat of Hedensted Municipality. Its population, including its neighbouring town Løsning, is 11,355. The municipality as a whole has a population of 45,715, the oldest and one of the most important buildings in the town is the local church, built around 1175. It is especially noted for its early murals showing Christ, St. Peter, Hedensted had the benefits of a railway station until it was closed down in the 1970s. However, in 2005 a new station was opened on roughly the same spot, like many other Danish towns, Hedensted was expanded with large residential areas around the original town centre. Later, industrial parks followed south and west of the town, Hedensted is located midway between the larger towns of Horsens and Vejle. East of Hedensted, by the coast, lies the town of Juelsminde which in 2007 became a part of the municipality of Hedensted, media related to Hedensted at Wikimedia Commons