List of twin towns and sister cities in Denmark

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Map of Denmark.

This is a short list of some towns and places in Denmark having standing links to local communities in other countries. In most cases, the association, especially when formalised by local government, is known as "town twinning" (though other terms, such as "partner towns" or "sister cities" are sometimes used instead), and while most of the places included are towns, the list also comprises villages, cities, districts, counties, etc. with similar links.

Aalborg[edit]

Aalborg is the fourth largest city in Denmark by population. It is twinned with these cities:

Aarhus[edit]

Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark by population. It has been twinned with sister cities around the world since 1946 and the sister cities now comprise these places:[3]

Ballerup[edit]

Ballerup is a town in suburban Copenhagen. It is twinned with these cities:

Copenhagen[edit]

Copenhagen is the largest city in Denmarks by population and the country's capital. It is twinned with these places:

Esbjerg[edit]

Esbjerg is the fifth largest city in Denmark by population and a seaport town on the North Sea coast. It is twinned with these towns:

Gladsaxe[edit]

Gladsaxe is a town and area in suburban Copenhagen. It is twinned with these places:

Holstebro[edit]

Holstebro is a founding member of the Douzelage, a town twinning association of 23 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.[10][11]

Odense[12][better source needed][edit]

Odense is the third largest city in Denmark by population and the largest town on Funen island. It is twinned with these places:

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ "Riga's Twin Cities". Riga City Council. Archived from the original on 11 November 2011. Retrieved 27 July 2009.
  2. ^ "Aalborg Twin Towns". Europeprize.net. Archived from the original on 7 September 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Sister cities". Aarhus Municipality. 24 May 2018. Retrieved 8 July 2018.
  4. ^ http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/fight-keep-unique-link-between-7464853 Retrieved 29 Dec 2016
  5. ^ http://www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk/info/200168/getting_involved_in_your_community/621/town_twinning/2 Retrieved 01 Jan 2017
  6. ^ "Copenhagen and Beijing Become Sister Cities (København Kommune)". Archived from the original on 31 July 2012. Retrieved 22 January 2014.
  7. ^ a b "Copenhagen key facts". engineering-timelines.com. Archived from the original on 9 September 2015. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  8. ^ "Kontakty partnerskie Miasta Szczecin". Urząd Miasta Szczecin (in Polish). Archived from the original on 18 August 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2013.
  9. ^ http://www.renfrewshire.gov.uk/article/4171/Paisley-welcomes-its-musical-twin Retrieved 03 Jan 2017
  10. ^ "Douzelage.org: Home". www.douzelage.org. Archived from the original on 17 February 2010. Retrieved 21 October 2009.
  11. ^ "Douzelage.org: Member Towns". www.douzelage.org. Archived from the original on 6 April 2009. Retrieved 21 October 2009.
  12. ^ "Twin Cities". Odense Municipality. Archived from the original on 15 July 2014. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  13. ^ "Brno – Partnerská města" (in Czech). copyright 2006–2009 City of Brno. Archived from the original on 25 August 2009. Retrieved 17 July 2009. External link in |publisher= (help)