Ikast is a Danish town in the Central Denmark Region. It has been part of the municipality of Ikast-Brande since 2007 and it was the seat of the former Ikast Municipality. The town is situated in the middle of Jutland, the town is situated 5 km from Hammerum, which is the Eastern outskirts of Herning Municipality. Ikast is situated 28 km from Silkeborg, and 69 km away from Aarhus, as of 1 January 2014, the population of the town is 21,572. Up until late in the century, Ikast was nothing more than a few buildings surrounding the church. The church was originally a Roman church, built in the 13th century, the old church burned down in 1904, and was rebuilt into the new church, which was finished in 1907. The church was expanded several times, with the latest expansion happening in 2005, media related to Ikast at Wikimedia Commons Website of Ikast
Herlev Hospital is a hospital in Herlev, close to Copenhagen. The building is 120 metres tall and has 28 floors and it is famous for being Denmarks tallest building, and the seventh tallest hospital in the world. Its modern, functional architecture in concrete and bronze-colored aluminum gives a unique impression. The building was designed by Gehrdt Bornebusch in collaboration with Max Brüel, sven Hansen was the landscape architect while the artistic decoration was done by Poul Gernes. Its construction began in 1965 and the hospital was finished in 1975, the hospital has 1,616 beds and employs about 4,000 people and tends to 82,000 patients annually. The hospital is a hospital for medical students from Copenhagen University. The former title Amtssygehuset i Herlev was changed when the Danish Municipal Reform of January 1,2007 abolished the amter, in 1987 the hospital was involved in the case of the hospital bombings where an undetonated pipe bomb was found in the hospital
Glostrup is a Danish town in Region Hovedstaden, forming one of the western suburbs of Copenhagen. It is the seat of Glostrup Municipality, with an estimated population of 22,357 as of 2015. During the 20th century Glostrup developed from a railroad town into a modern middle class suburb. The population reached a peak during the 1970s flight from central Copenhagen, while most of Copenhagens western suburbs are dominated by public housing projects, Glostrups mix is around the Danish average. A series of companies, e. g. Grontmijs and Motorolas Danish sections, along with NKT Holding. Along with the municipalities, it forms the center of Copenhagens productive industry. Glostrup Municipality has a total of 21,200 jobs in the private, Glostrup is home to a series of public offices and institutions, e. g. Københavns Vestegn Police Departement and Glostrup Court, covering the western and northern suburbs of Copenhagen. Glostrup Hospital was inaugurated in 1958 and employs 3,200 people, the village of Glostrup was established some time between 1000 and 1197 and is named after its founder Glob.
The village is first mentioned between 1186 and 1197 as Glostorp, but Glostrup church is from around 1150, indicating that a community was already found at the site at this point. Most of the privately owned land came under Roskilde Cathedral over the couple of centuries but was confiscated by the Crown after the Reformation in 1536. Sources from 1682 indicate that the soil in the area was quite fertile as the village consisted of eight farms and 13 houses, most of the smallholders worked for the farmers. In 1773, when the new Roskilde Road was constructed between Copenhagen and Roskilde was constructed, it became the road of the area. Glostrup was a station on the new railway, Denmarks first, Glostrup changed character and the population grew significantly during the last decades of the century. A poorhouse was established in 1862 and it was followed by a pharmacy in 1864, an increasing number of industrial enterprises established in the area. Lever Brothers opened a factory in 1924. Glostrup Housing Association was founded in 1943 as a part of the expansion of the Danish capitol, the growing population combined with the already miserable living conditions in the central city led to a series of national plans to expand the number of housing units.
The largest project of the association was the building of 1,200 housing units in relation to the building of Glostrup Hospital and they were built between 1956 and 1965, ultimately defining Glostrup as a suburb rather than a village. Other large plans included the erection of Avedøre Stationsby and the Hvissinge Plan, transport in Glostrup has historically been dominated by the railroad station opened on the first Danish railroad in 1847 between Copenhagen and Roskilde
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
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
The Vancouver Canucks are a professional ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League, the Canucks play their home games at Rogers Arena, formerly known as General Motors Place, which has an official capacity of 18,860. Henrik Sedin is currently the captain of the team, Willie Desjardins is the head coach, the Canucks joined the league in 1970 as an expansion team along with the Buffalo Sabres. In its NHL history, the team has advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals three times, losing to the New York Islanders in 1982, the New York Rangers in 1994 and the Boston Bruins in 2011. They have won the Presidents Trophy in back-to-back seasons as the team with the leagues best regular season record in the 2010–11 and 2011–12 seasons. They won three titles as a member of the Smythe Division from 1974 to 1993, and seven titles as a member of the Northwest Division from 1998 to 2013. The Canucks have retired four players jerseys in their history — Stan Smyl, Trevor Linden, Markus Naslund and Pavel Bure, all but Bure have served as team captain.
To accommodate the Millionaires, the Patrick brothers directed the building of the Denman Arena, the Millionaires played for the Stanley Cup five times, winning over the Ottawa Senators in 1915 on home ice. It marked the first time the Stanley Cup was won by a West Coast team in the trophys history, after the Millionaires disbanded following the 1925–26 season, Vancouver was home to only minor league teams for many years. Most notably the present-day Canucks minor league predecessor played from 1945 to 1970 in the Pacific Coast Hockey League, with the intention of attracting an NHL franchise, Vancouver began the construction of a new modern arena, the Pacific Coliseum, in 1967. The WHLs Canucks were playing in an arena at the time. Bid leader Cyrus McLean called the denial a deal, referring to several biases that factored against them. Additionally, along with the Montreal Canadiens, Smythe purportedly did not wish to split Canadian Broadcasting Corporation hockey revenues three ways rather than two.
There were reports at the time, that the group had made a very weak proposal in expectation that Vancouver was a lock for one of the new franchises, less than a year later, the Oakland Seals were in financial difficulty and having trouble drawing fans. An apparent deal was in place to move the team to Vancouver, in exchange for avoiding a lawsuit, the NHL promised Vancouver would get a team in the next expansion. Another group, headed by Minnesota entrepreneur Tom Scallen, made a new presentation and was awarded a franchise for the price of $6 million. The new ownership group purchased the WHL Canucks, and brought the team into the league with the Buffalo Sabres as expansion teams for the 1970–71 season, in preparation for joining the NHL, the WHL Canucks had brought in players with prior NHL experience. Six of these players would remain with the club for its inaugural NHL season, the rest of the roster was built through an expansion draft
Copenhagen, Danish, København, Hafnia) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark. Copenhagen has an population of 1,280,371. The Copenhagen metropolitan area has just over 2 million inhabitants, the city is situated on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand, another small portion of the city is located on Amager, and is separated from Malmö, Sweden, by the strait of Øresund. The Øresund Bridge connects the two cities by rail and road, originally a Viking fishing village founded in the 10th century, Copenhagen became the capital of Denmark in the early 15th century. Beginning in the 17th century it consolidated its position as a centre of power with its institutions, defences. After suffering from the effects of plague and fire in the 18th century and this included construction of the prestigious district of Frederiksstaden and founding of such cultural institutions as the Royal Theatre and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Later, following the Second World War, the Finger Plan fostered the development of housing, since the turn of the 21st century, Copenhagen has seen strong urban and cultural development, facilitated by investment in its institutions and infrastructure.
The city is the cultural and governmental centre of Denmark, Copenhagens economy has seen rapid developments in the service sector, especially through initiatives in information technology and clean technology. Since the completion of the Øresund Bridge, Copenhagen has become integrated with the Swedish province of Scania and its largest city, Malmö. With a number of connecting the various districts, the cityscape is characterized by parks, promenades. Copenhagen is home to the University of Copenhagen, the Technical University of Denmark, the University of Copenhagen, founded in 1479, is the oldest university in Denmark. Copenhagen is home to the FC København and Brøndby football clubs, the annual Copenhagen Marathon was established in 1980. Copenhagen is one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the world, the Copenhagen Metro serves central Copenhagen while the Copenhagen S-train network connects central Copenhagen to its outlying boroughs. Serving roughly 2 million passengers a month, Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup, is the largest airport in the Nordic countries, the name of the city reflects its origin as a harbour and a place of commerce.
The original designation, from which the contemporary Danish name derives, was Køpmannæhafn, meaning merchants harbour, the literal English translation would be Chapmans haven. The English name for the city was adapted from its Low German name, the abbreviations Kbh. or Kbhvn are often used in Danish for København, and kbh. for københavnsk. The chemical element hafnium is named for Copenhagen, where it was discovered, the bacterium Hafnia is named after Copenhagen, Vagn Møller of the State Serum Institute in Copenhagen named it in 1954. Excavations in Pilestræde have led to the discovery of a well from the late 12th century, the remains of an ancient church, with graves dating to the 11th century, have been unearthed near where Strøget meets Rådhuspladsen
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
Ballerup is a Danish town, seat of the Ballerup Municipality, in the Region Hovedstaden. There are approximately 25 schools in Ballerup Municipality, Ballerup has its own educational institution specialized in the study and research of music. The town is in the suburbs of Copenhagen and is part of Copenhagens urban area. Ballerup Super Arena is the velodrome of Ballerup and it hosted the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in 2002 and 2010 and many rounds of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics. Jämsä, Finland East Kilbride, Scotland Prague 10, Czech Republic Ballerup station Ballerup Super Arena Media related to Ballerup at Wikimedia Commons
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