Skjern, Denmark

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Skjern Station

Skjern is a railway town located in western Jutland, Denmark with a population of 7,741 (1 January 2014).[1]

It was the main town in the now abolished Skjern Municipality. Since 2007 it has been, with Ringkøbing, the joint administrative seat of Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality.[citation needed]

Skjern is served by the Stauning Vestjylland Airport, where Danmarks Flymuseum displaying historic aircraft is also located.

The statue of Holger Danske by Hans Peder Pedersen-Dan was moved to Skjern in 2013 from the Hotel Marienlyst in Helsingør after it was sold on an auction site.[2][3]

Popular culture[edit]

Skjern is the home town of the player character in the action-RPG video game Expeditions: Viking.

Notable people[edit]

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External links[edit]

  • Media related to Skjern at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 55°57′N 8°30′E / 55.950°N 8.500°E / 55.950; 8.500