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North Denmark Region or North Jutland Region (Danish: Region Nordjylland) is an administrative region of Denmark established on 1 January 2007 as part of the 2007 Danish Municipal Reform, which replaced the traditional counties (\amter\) with five larger regions. At the same time, smaller municipalities were merged into larger units, cutting the number of municipalities from 271 before 1 January 2006, when Ærø Municipality was created, to 98. The reform was implemented in Denmark on 1 January 2007.
Cities, towns & villages in North Denmark
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SkagenSkagen (IPA /ˈskæɡən/, Danish pronunciation: [ˈsɡ̊æːɪn]), is Denmark's northernmost town and the area surrounding it. Occasionally known in English as The Scaw, it is situated on the east coast of the Skagen Odde peninsula in the far north of Jutland, it is part of Frederikshavn Municipality in Region Nordjylland. It is located 41 kilometres (25 mi) north of Frederikshavn and 108 kilometres (67 mi) northeast of Aalborg. With its well-developed harbour, Skagen is Denmark's main fishing port and also has a thriving tourist industry, attracting some 2 million people annually. Show Skagenon the map
AalborgAalborg (Danish pronunciation: [ˈʌlb̥ɒːˀ] (13px listen)), also spelled Ålborg, is an industrial and university city in the North of Jutland, Denmark. It has an urban population of 112,194, making it the fourth most populous city in Denmark. With a population of 210,316 (as of 1 January 2016), the Municipality of Aalborg is the third most populous in the country after Copenhagen and Aarhus. By road Aalborg is 64 kilometres (40 mi) southwest of Frederikshavn, and 118 kilometres (73 mi) north of Aarhus. Show Aalborgon the map
BlokhusBlokhus (Danish pronunciation: [ˈblɔɡhuːˀs]) is a small town with a population of 441 (1 January 2014) in the municipality of Jammerbugt in Denmark, on the north-west coast of the Jutland Peninsula. Blokhus is a popular beach town with around 1 million visitors each year. One of the main attractions is Blokhus Beach, which is a white, sandy bathing beach with a dune area. During the summer, 47 characteristic white beach huts are placed on the beach. It is possible to drive along Blokhus Beach. The beach has received the EU quality mark, the Blue Flag and during the summer, there is a lifeguard on the beach. In 2011, a new beach centre was built, which contains restrooms, an ice cream stand and a café. During the summer, the local cannon guild fire their cannon by the beach centre every ni Show Blokhuson the map
RanumRanum is a town in the community of Løgstør and the Vesthimmerland municipality in Denmark. Ranum is the fifth largest town in Vesthimmerland municipality and situated approximately 3 km from the Fiord, Limfjorden and 1 hour from the two major cities Aalborg and Viborg. Ranum has a population of 1,011 (1 January 2014),. Show Ranumon the map
ArdenArden municipality was a municipality (Danish, kommune) in North Jutland County on the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark until January 1, 2007. The municipality covered an area of 228 km², and had a total population of 8,513 (2005). Its last mayor was Hans Christian Maarup, a member of the Social Democrats political party. The main town and the site of its municipal council was the town of Arden. Show Ardenon the map
Vester HassingVester Hassing is a Danish town in North Jutland, Denmark immediately north of the Limfjord, and a part of Aalborg Municipality and Region Nordjylland. The town is situated 17 km to the east from Aalborg, where the majority of the citizens are working. Vester Hassing lies in a hilly moraine landscape between the villages, Stae and Gandrup. The church dates from c. 1200 AD. Since 2001 there has been a music festival held called Limfjordsfest, where both local and foreign artists appear. Vester Hassing has a population of 2,525 (1 January 2014) Show Vester Hassingon the map
LøgstørLøgstør is a town with a population of 4,284 (1 January 2014) and a former municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Nordjylland on the Jutland Peninsula in northern Denmark. The municipality, including the island of Livø, covered an area of 218 km2 (84 sq mi), and had a total population of 10,270 (2005). Its last mayor was Jens Lauritzen, a member of the Venstre (Liberal Party) political party. A bridge connects the former municipality near Tolstrup to the town of Aggersund on the far side of the Agger Strait. Show Løgstøron the map
AggersborgAggersborg is the largest of Denmark's former Viking ring castles, and one of the largest archeological sites in Denmark. It is located near Aggersund on the north side of the Limfjord. It consists of a circular rampart surrounded by a ditch. Four main roads arranged in a cross connects the castle centre with the outer ring. The roads were tunnelled under the outer rampart, leaving the circular structure intact. The modern Aggersborg is a reconstruction created in the 1990s. It is lower than the original fortress. Show Aggersborgon the map
NørresundbyNørresundby is a city in Aalborg Municipality, north of Limfjorden, in Vendsyssel, in Denmark. The urban area has a population of 21,761 (1 January 2014). It is located just north of Aalborg, which lies south of Limfjorden. Statistically its own urban area since 2006, it is often still considered part of Aalborg, sometimes the name Greater Aalborg (Stor-Aalborg) is used to describe the concept. The city is connected to Aalborg by Limfjordsbroen a road bridge, an iron railway bridge, as well as a motorway (E45) passing it to the east and running under the Limfjord. Show Nørresundbyon the map
HadsundHadsund Municipality was a municipality (Danish, kommune) in North Jutland County on the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark until January 1, 2007. The municipality covered an area of 170.28 km², and had a total population of 10.914 (2004). ). Its last mayor was Karl Christensen, a member of the Social Democrats political party. The largest city and the site of its municipal council was the town of Hadsund. Show Hadsundon the map
HalsHals Municipality ceased to exist on January 1, 2007, due to Kommunalreformen It was located in North Jutland County. The municipality covered an area of 191 km², and had a total population of 11,448 (2005). Its last mayor was Bent Sørensen, a member of the Social Democrats political party. Though Hals was the biggest town, the site of its municipal council was the town of Gandrup since the location was more central. Other towns in Hals Municipality were Vester Hassing, Ulsted and Hou and some minor villages Stae, Øster Hassing, Holtet, Gåser and Ålebæk. Show Halson the map
FarstrupFarstrup is a village in northern Himmerland with 434 inhabitants (2011) located between Nibe (13 km. East) and Løgstør (14 km. West) and 4 km south of Staun. It is located in Aalborg, and one of North Jutland. A branch of the Ancient Road crossing north of the Limfjord Farstrup. Farstrup school Farstrup church and Spigo are public institutions. There are bus connections to Aalborg and Løgstør and school bus connection to the area. Besides Staun is the nearest villages Kolby, Barmer, Lundby and St. Ajstrup. Show Farstrupon the map
Nykøbing MorsNykøbing Mors is the largest town on the Danish Limfjord island of Mors. The town received its charter in 1299 and has a population of 9,031 (1 January 2014). It is located in Morsø municipality and belongs to Region Nordjylland. Nykøbing was the place of birth of Danish-Norwegian author Aksel Sandemose and the reputed inspiration for the fictional town of Jante, associated with the Jante Law, in Sandemose's novel A Fugitive Crosses His Tracks. Kirstine Smith, statistician and creator of optimal design of experiments, was also born in Nykøbing. Show Nykøbing Morson the map
SejlflodSejlflod Municipality was a municipality (Danish, kommune) in the former North Jutland County on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 208 km², and had a total population of 9,394 (2005). Its last mayor was Kristian Schnoor, a member of the Social Democrats political party. The main town and site of its municipal council was the town of Storvorde, ca. 12 kilometers east of Aalborg city center. Just south of Storvorde is the small town named Sejlflod which named the municipality. To the east is Ålborg Bay (Ålborg Bugt). Show Sejlflodon the map
FarsøFarsø is a town with a population of 3,299 (1 January 2014) in Region Nordjylland in Denmark in the Vesthimmerland municipality. Until January 1, 2007, Farsø was also a municipality (Danish, kommune) in North Jutland County. The municipality covered an area of 201 km², and had a total population of 7,991 (2005). Its last mayor was H. O. A. Kjeldsen, a member of the Venstre (Liberal Party) political party. Farsø was the birthplace of Johannes Vilhelm Jensen, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1944. Show Farsøon the map
BrovstBrovst is a town with a population of 2,755 (1 January 2014) in Jammerbugt municipality in northern Jutland in the Region Nordjylland. To the north is Jammer Bay (Jammerbugt), and beyond that the Skagerrak, the strait that separates Denmark from Norway. Until January 1, 2007, Brovst was also a municipality (Danish, kommune) covering an area of 223 km², and having a total population of 8,340 (2005). Its last mayor is Mogens C. Gade, a member of the Venstre (Liberal Party) political party. Show Brovston the map
HurupHurup, in postal and railway terms Hurup Thy, is a railway town in the municipality of Thisted in northwestern Jutland, Denmark. It has a population of 2,765 (1 January 2014). Hurup is the second largest town in the traditional district of Thy. From 1970 to 2006, it was the administrative centre of Sydthy municipality. Hurup ows its existence to the Struer-Thisted railway which was built in 1882. The then larger village of Vestervig, 7 km (4 mi) further west, was the traditional centre of the area, but opted against getting a railway station. Today the biggest industries are Ideal Combi (windows), with more than 500 employees, Huma (mattresses) and a furniture factory. Hurup was the home town of Lars Larsen, founder of the Jysk retail chain and one of Denmark's wealthiest persons. Show Hurupon the map
LøkkenUntil January 1, 2007 Løkken-Vrå was a municipality (Danish, kommune) in North Jutland County on the northwest coast of the island of Vendsyssel-Thy at the top of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 181 km², and had a total population of 8,828 (2005). Its last mayor was Knud Rødbro. The main town and the site of its municipal council was the town of Vrå. Show Løkkenon the map
SæbySæby is a town and seaport located on the east coast of the historical region of Vendsyssel in the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. The town is located in Frederikshavn municipality in Region Nordjylland. It has a population of 8,803 (1 January 2014). Sæby was granted market rights in 1524. Show Sæbyon the map
DronninglundDronninglund is a town with a population of 3,328 (1 January 2014) in Brønderslev Municipality, Region Nordjylland on the peninsula of Jutland's eastern coast in northern Denmark. Until 1 January 2007, Dronninglund was also a municipality (Danish, kommune) in North Jutland County. The municipality covered an area of 316 km², and had a total population of 15,213 (2005). Its last mayor was Mikael Klitgaard, a member of the Venstre (Liberal Party) political party. Show Dronninglundon the map
FrederikshavnFrederikshavn is a Danish town in Frederikshavn municipality, Region Nordjylland, on the northeast coast of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. Its name translates to \"Frederik's harbour\". It was originally named Fladstrand. Frederikshavn's oldest building, Fiskerklyngen, is originally from the mid-16th century, but the houses now there are from 18th–19th centuries. Show Frederikshavnon the map
NøragerNørager is a town with a population of 1,040 (1 January 2014) and a former municipality (Danish, kommune) in Rebild municipality in Region Nordjylland on the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. The former Nørager municipality covered an area of 168 km², and had a total population of 5,565 (2005). Its last mayor was Poul Larsen, a member of the Conservative People's Party (Det Konservative Folkeparti) political party. Show Nørageron the map
Nørre VorupørVorupør is a coastal parish in the district of Thy on the North Sea coast of Jutland, Denmark. The major and northern settlement, Nørre Vorupør, has a population of 591 (1 January 2014) while Sønder Vorupør 2 km further south is much smaller. Vorupør is situated in Thisted Municipality, North Denmark Region. Show Nørre Vorupøron the map
SkørpingSkørping is a town and a former municipality (Danish, kommune) in Rebild municipality in Region Nordjylland in the geographic region of the Jutland peninsula known as Himmerland in northern Denmark. The modern town has a population of 2,872 as of 1 January 2014; the former Skørping municipality covered an area of 238 km², and had a total population of 9,835 in 2005. Show Skørpingon the map
SindalSindal is a town on the island of Vendsyssel-Thy at the top of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. It has a population of 3,066 (1 January 2014) and is located in Hjørring Municipality in Region Nordjylland. The town's original name was Soldalen (lit. \"Sun Valley\"). Sindal has an airport and a railway station. Until January 1, 2007, Sindal was also the seat of Sindal Municipality which was merged with existing Hjørring, Løkken-Vrå, and Hirtshals municipalities to form an enlarged Hjørring Municipality. Show Sindalon the map
HulsigHulsig is a settlement and area of moorland and grey sand dunes in the Råbjerg Mile of the Skagens Odde peninsula, in northern Jutland, northern Denmark. The village lies along the Danish national road 40, to the southwest of the town of Skagen. The rugged heath area is protected under the title Hulsig Heath (Danish: Hulsig Hede) . Hulsig Station (now a halt) and Hulsig Church (completed in 1894) are located in the area. Hulsig is home to one of the country's few remaining flocks of dune sheep. Show Hulsigon the map
VestervigVestervig is a village in Vestervig Parish in Denmark, located in Thisted municipality in North Denmark Region (until December 31, 2006; Sydthy municipality, Viborg County). Vestervig has a population of 644 (1 January 2014). It has a disproportionately large church, Vestervig Abbey, which served as a cathedral until 1130 when the see was transferred to Børglum. This article is based on material from the Danish Wikipedia; articles Vestervig and Vestervig Kirke, accessed on February 10, 2007. Show Vestervigon the map
DybvadDybvad is a small town situated in the south of Frederikshavn Municipality in north Jutland, Denmark. The population of Dybvad is 628 (1 January 2014). The town has excellent road links to Frederikshavn to the north, and Aalborg to the south. The town is surrounded chiefly by open farmland. Although a quiet town, Dybvad hosts an open air music festival in August, called Dybvad Open Air. The festival is usually attended by approximately 2000 people and is held at Søparken (the lake park). Show Dybvadon the map
TranumIn 2011, the city council of Tranum concluded a deal with the Danish \"Bredbånd Nord\" for a communal 1 GB/s Internet connection. Tranum thus became amongst the first cities in Europe fully wired with such fast access. Show Tranumon the map
EllingElling is a village with a population of 1,195 (1 January 2014) in the Vendsyssel region, North Jutland, Denmark, located in Elling Parish outside of Frederikshavn. Nearby is Elling Å, a stream whose estuary hosts nearly extinct Marsh Fritillary butterflies. Its 13th-century church is especially notable. In 1938, a naturally mummified human body was found in a bog near Elling, dubbed Elling Woman. Show Ellingon the map
KlitmøllerKlitmøller is a Danish town in Thisted Municipality, the North Denmark Region. Klitmøller has a population of 822 (1 January 2014). The town is 11 km southwest of Hanstholm and 18 km northwest of Thisted. It used to be a small fishing village, but windy ways and curving ways have transformed Klitmøller into one of Europe's premier windsurfing destinations, known colloquially as \"Cold Hawaii\". Show Klitmølleron the map
HjallerupHjallerup is a small town in Northern Jutland, Denmark with a population of 3,765 (1.January 2014), located in Hjallerup parish. It is the second largest town in Brønderslev Municipality and belongs to the North Denmark Region. The town is known for the annual Hjallerup Market - a horse market held every year in June - which is also a meeting place for buskers and vagabonds. Show Hjallerupon the map
HirtshalsHirtshals is a town and seaport on the coast of Skagerrak on the island of Vendsyssel-Thy at the top of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark, Europe. It is located in Hjørring municipality in Region Nordjylland. The town of Hirtshals has a population of 5,959 (1 January 2014). Located on the Skagerrak, it is especially known for its fishing and ferry harbours. Show Hirtshalson the map
Åbybro(For the former municipality, see Aabybro Municipality.) Aabybro is a town in Jammerbugt municipality in Denmark. In 1953, its population was 1,188; by 1960 it had risen to 1,346 and by 2014 to 5,558. Aabybro was formerly the capital of Aabybro Municipality in former Hjørring County, North Jutland County, but by 2007 became the headquarters of Jammerbugt Municipality. The actress Helle Dolleris was born in Aabybro. Show Åbybroon the map
NibeNibe is a town with a population of 5,093 (1 January 2014), located in Region Nordjylland on the Jutland Peninsula in northern Denmark. The town is located in a geographic region known as Himmerland. Nibe was the site of the municipal council of Nibe Municipality. The town also holds the Nibe Festival which is held in its very own, Must Forest. Show Nibeon the map
ThorupThorup (or Torup) is the name of at least 13 villages and towns in Denmark, and is also used as a surname. The name Thorup ends on \"rup\" (rup, strup, torp, and drup are all descended from an old Scandinavian designation for a group of houses), which means that it originates from the late Viking Age, circa AD 1000. The name Thorup may refer to: Show Thorupon the map
HobroHobro [hoˈbʀoːʔ] is an old market and railway town in Region Nordjylland on the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. It has a population of 11,736 (1 January 2014). The town is situated in a hilly terrain at the head of Mariager Fjord, close to the former Viking fortress of Fyrkat. It is the seat of Mariagerfjord municipality. Show Hobroon the map
ThistedThisted is a town in Thisted municipality of Region Nordjylland, in Denmark. It has a population of 13,079 (1 January 2014) and is located in Thy, in northwestern Jutland. The town name derives from the Germanic deity Tyr and could be translated into Tyr's Stead. Market town status was given to Thisted in the year 1500. Show Thistedon the map
AggersundAggersund is a town and harbour with a population of 347 (1 January 2014) in the Himmerland region of the Jutland peninsula of Denmark. At Aggersund HVDC Cross-Skagerrak crosses the strait of same name on 70 metres tall pylons. Aggersborg, the largest of Denmark's former Viking ring castles, is located near Aggersund. Show Aggersundon the map
AarsAars is a Danish town with a population of 8,105 (1 January 2014) in Himmerland, Denmark. Administratively, Aars is the municipal seat of Vesthimmerland municipality, Region Nordjylland since 2007 and it was also the seat of the mayor in the now abolished Aars Municipality. The town was founded in the 14th century. Show Aarson the map
LønstrupLønstrup is a small town in northern Denmark, in Vendsyssel on the coast of Skagerrak. It is located in north Jutland, Hjørring Municipality and is an old fishing village, with a population of 542 (as of January 1, 2014). The area is known for its constantly changing coastline, caused by shifting sands and erosion. Show Lønstrupon the map
HanstholmHanstholm is a small town and a former island, now elevated area in Thisted municipality of Region Nordjylland, located in the northern part of Denmark. Co-ordinates: 57°07′12″N 08°37′12″E / 57.12000°N 8.62000°E. Population of the area is about 3,500 (2004), and the town has a population of 2,157 (1 January 2014). Show Hanstholmon the map
BlenstrupBlenstrup, a village with a population of 540 (1 January 2014) is about 25 km south of Aalborg, near the main road between Aalborg and Hadsund. It was a part of the former Skørping Municipality, but after Kommunalreformen (\"The Municipal Reform\" of 2007), it is now part of the new Rebild Municipality. Show Blenstrupon the map
PandrupPandrup is a town with a population of 2,880 (1 January 2014) until 1 January 2007 in North Jutland County, now in the North Denmark Region on the northwest coast of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. Until 2007, Pandrup was also the main town of the Pandrup municipality (Danish, kommune). Show Pandrupon the map
VråVrå is a railway town in Hjørring municipality in Denmark, as well as the former municipal seat of the abolished Løkken-Vrå municipality. Vrå has a population of 2,434 (1 January 2014) Vrå is served by Vrå railway station, located on the Vendsyssel railway line between Aalborg and Frederikshavn. Show Vråon the map
ByrumByrum is the biggest town and municipal seat on the Danish island Læsø in Kattegat. The town is the only one on the island not located by the sea (except for Mejeriby). The town has a population of 436 (1 January 2014). Byrum is a located in North Denmark Region, Læsø Municipality. Show Byrumon the map
Sønder HadsundHadsund South (Danish:Hadsund Syd) (originally Sønder Hadsund) lies immediately south of Hadsund bridge (about 250 meters). The district has a population of 477 (1.January 2014) and was founded approximately. 1880th In Hadsund South is Hadsund South Station, Ferry Inn Hotel South. Show Sønder Hadsundon the map
FrejlevFrejlev is a satellite community just outside Aalborg, Denmark. Located some 3 km (2 mi) west of Skalborg and 10 km (6.2 mi) southwest of Aalborg's city centre, it belongs to the Municipality of Aalborg in the North Jutland Region. In January 2014, Frejlev had 2,625 inhabitants. Show Frejlevon the map
GandrupGandrup is a small Danish town in Region Nordjylland with a population of 1,555 (1.January 2014). It is 15 km east of the centre of Aalborg, and is part of Aalborg Municipality. (It had been the administrative centre of the former Hals Municipality up to December 31, 2006.) Show Gandrupon the map
StøvringStøvring is a town in Rebild municipality in Region Nordjylland in the geographic region of the Jutland peninsula known as Himmerland in northern Denmark. The town has a population of 6,988 (1 January 2014), and is one of the centres of industry and retailing in the area. Show Støvringon the map
BrønderslevBrønderslev is a town with a population of 12,046 (1 January 2014) located 31 kilometers north of Aalborg. It is the municipal seat of Brønderslev municipality, Vendsyssel in Region Nordjylland, the northernmost part of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. One of its sister cities is Nässjö, Sweden. Show Brønderslevon the map
VoersåVoerså is a small fishing village located around 14 km's south of Sæby on the East Coast of Vendsyssel. Voerså has 548 inhabitants (2015). Voerså has some scenic beaches and in summer the village and surrounding countryside is the center of some tourism. Show Voersåon the map
SulstedSulsted is a small Danish town with a population of 1,539 (1 January 2014) in northern Jutland, just north of Aalborg. Sulsted Church was constructed c. 1150-1200 and features a large number of frescos, all created in 1548 by Hans Maler from Randers. Show Sulstedon the map
VadumVadum is a village and satellite community just outside Aalborg, Denmark. Located some 10 km (6.2 mi) north of Aalborg's city centre, it belongs to the Municipality of Aalborg in the North Jutland Region. In January 2014 Vadum had 2,307 inhabitants. Show Vadumon the map
GistrupGistrup is a satellite community just outside Aalborg, Denmark. Located some 10 km (6.2 mi) southeast of Aalborg's city centre, it belongs to the Municipality of Aalborg in the North Jutland Region. In January 2014 Gistrup had 3,509 inhabitants. Show Gistrupon the map
VestbjergVestbjerg is a satellite community just outside Aalborg, Denmark. Located some 11 km (6.8 mi) north of Aalborg's city centre, it belongs to the Municipality of Aalborg in the North Jutland Region. As of 2014, Vestbjerg had 2,704 inhabitants. Show Vestbjergon the map
KlarupKlarup is a satellite community just outside Aalborg, Denmark. Located some 11 km (6.8 mi) east of Aalborg's city centre, it belongs to the Municipality of Aalborg in the North Jutland Region. In January 2014 Klarup had 4,608 inhabitants. Show Klarupon the map
ÅlbækÅlbæk (alternative spelling: Aalbæk) is a small coastal town in Frederikshavn Municipality, Region Nordjylland, Denmark, with a population of 1,519 (1 January 2014). Ålbæk is served by Aalbæk station, located on the Skagen railway line. Show Ålbækon the map
VisborgVisborg is a commuter town in Mariagerfjord municipality, a few kilometers east of Hadsund. In the geographic region of the Jutland peninsula known as Himmerland in northern Denmark. The town has a population of 427 (1 January 2014), Show Visborgon the map
TylstrupTylstrup is a satellite community outside Aalborg, Denmark. Located some 18 km (11 mi) north of Aalborg's city centre, it belongs to the Municipality of Aalborg in the North Jutland Region. As of 2014, Tylstrup had 1,323 inhabitants. Show Tylstrupon the map
JerupJerup is a village in Frederikshavn Municipality, Vendsyssel, in the northern Jutland of Denmark. Jerup's population is 602 (1 January 2014). Jerup is served by Jerup railway station, located on the Skagensbanen railway line. Show Jerupon the map
FjerritslevFjerritslev is a Danish town in Jammerbugt Municipality, Region Nordjylland.The town's population is 3,341 (1 January 2014). Until 1 January 2007, Fjerritslev was the municipal seat of the former Fjerritslev Municipality. Show Fjerritslevon the map
VodskovVodskov is a village near Aalborg in southern Vendsyssel with a population of 4,371 (1 January 2014) in Vodskov parish, Aalborg Municipality. The town lies in North Jutland, 11 kilometre northeast of Aalborg. Show Vodskovon the map
BørglumBørglum is a Danish village with a population below 200 (1 January 2011) in Hjørring municipality, Region Nordjylland (until December 31, 2006; Løkken-Vrå municipality, North Jutland County). Show Børglumon the map
RakkebyRakkeby is a small village on the island of Mors, northern Jutland, Denmark with 228 inhabitants (2011). Rakkeby is in the western part of the island, about 5 km east-northeast of Karby. Show Rakkebyon the map
SkalborgSkalborg is a southern neighbourhood of Aalborg. \"City Syd\", a large shopping center, and Skalborg Sportsklub with Football, Handball, Badminton and Table tennis are located in Skalborg. Show Skalborgon the map
StenbjergStenbjerg is a fishing village on the former island of Thy in the northwest of Jutland, Denmark. It is noted for its small white fishermen's huts next to the sandy beach. Show Stenbjergon the map
TårsTårs is a Danish village with a population of 1,932 (1 January 2014) situated in Vendsyssel, the northern part of Jutland. Tårs is a part of the Hjørring municipality. Show Tårson the map
HøjenHøjen or Gammel Skagen on the west side of Skagen Odde is an old fishing community which now forms part of the town of Skagen in the far north of Jutland, Denmark. Show Højenon the map
MariagerMariager is a town in central Denmark with a population of 2,558 (1 January 2014), located in Mariagerfjord municipality in Region Nordjylland in Jutland. Show Mariageron the map
RavnkildeRavnkilde is a small countryside town in Denmark with a population of 361 (1 January 2014), located in Rebild Municipality, North Jutland Region. Show Ravnkildeon the map
BælumBælum is a village in Denmark, 31 km from Aalborg with a population of 773 (1 January 2014). The village is a part of Rebild municipality. Show Bælumon the map
ÅlestrupAalestrup is a town in Vesthimmerland municipality with a population of 2,729 (1 January 2014) in Region Nordjylland in Denmark. Show Ålestrupon the map
StorvordeStorvorde is located in (Denmark) Storvorde is a small town to the east of Aalborg in Denmark with a population of 3,306 (1 January 2014). Show Storvordeon the map
SøndergårdeSøndergårde is an neighborhood of Hadsund, Denmark. He district has a population of 1.500. Show Søndergårdeon the map
AstrupAstrup is a village in Mariagerfjord Municipality, Denmark. Show Astrupon the map
VejgårdVejgaard is an eastern neighborhood of Aalborg, Denmark. Show Vejgårdon the map
AstrupAstrup is a village in Hjørring Municipality, Denmark. Show Astrupon the map
States, regions, administrative units in North Denmark
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Morsø KommuneMorsø municipality is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Nordjylland in northern Denmark. The municipality is located on the island of Morsø or Mors, an island in the Limfjord, the sound that separates the island of Vendsyssel-Thy from the rest of Jutland Peninsula. The municipality includes the smaller island of Agerø, and covers an area of 368 km². It has a total population of 22,091 (2008). Its mayor is Egon Pleidrup Poulsen, a member of the Social Democrats political party. The main town and the site of its municipal council is the town of Nykøbing Mors.Show on map
Rebild KommuneRebild municipality is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in North Denmark Region in Denmark. It covers an area of 628 km² and a total population of 28,753 (2008). On January 1, 2007 Rebild municipality was created as the result of Kommunalreformen (\"The Municipal Reform\" of 2007), consisting of the former municipalities of Nørager, Skørping and Støvring. There is also a small museum called The Lincoln Blokhuset (Log Cabin) that is far grander than anything Abraham Lincoln lived in until he was elected President.Show on map
Ålborg KommuneAalborg Municipality is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Nordjylland on the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. The municipality straddles the Limfjord, the waterway which connects the North Sea and the Kattegat east-to-west, and which separates the main body of the Jutland peninsula from the island of Vendsyssel-Thy north-to-south. It has a land area of 1,143.99 km², population 197,426 (2010) and belongs to Region Nordjylland (\"North Jutland Region\").Show on map
Brønderslev KommuneBrønderslev is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in North Denmark Region in Denmark. The municipality was originally named this being the longest name of a municipality in Denmark. But at the municipal council's first meeting they decided to shorten the name to a new and shorter form: Brønderslev municipality. It covers an area of 630 km² and a total population of 35,525 (2008). The municipal council is located in the town of Brønderslev.Show on map
Mariagerfjord KommuneMariagerfjord is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in North Denmark Region in Denmark. It covers an area of 723.63 km² (2011) and a has a population of 42,093 (2014). On January 1, 2007 Mariagerfjord municipality was created as the result of Kommunalreformen (\"The Municipal Reform\" of 2007), consisting of the former municipalities of Arden, Hadsund and Hobro, and the major part of Mariager, and a very small part of Aalestrup and a very small part of Nørager municipality. The municipality consists of the land around Mariager Fjord, its namesake.Show on map
Thisted KommuneThisted municipality is a municipality (Danish: kommune) in North Denmark Region, Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 1,072 km², and has a total population of 45,549 (2008). Its mayor is Erik Hove Olesen, a member of the Social Democrats The main town and the site of its municipal council is the town of Thisted. On January 1, 2007 Thisted municipality was, as the result of Kommunalreformen (\"The Municipal Reform\" of 2007), merged with Hanstholm and Sydthy municipalities to form a new Thisted municipality.Show on map
Frederikshavn KommuneFrederikshavn municipality is the northernmost Danish municipality, located in Region Nordjylland. As a result of Kommunalreformen (\"The Municipal Reform\" of 2007), it is a merger between the previous municipalities of Frederikshavn, Skagen and Sæby. The new municipality has an area of 642 km² and a total population of 61,576 (2011). The first mayor of the new municipality was Erik Sørensen (Social Democrats). Since 2009 is Lars Møller (Danmarks liberale parti) which governs by a broad coalition with the rest of all the parties.Show on map
North Denmark RegionNorth Denmark Region or North Jutland Region (Danish: Region Nordjylland) (German: Region Nordjütland) is an administrative region of Denmark established on 1 January 2007 as part of the 2007 Danish Municipal Reform, which replaced the traditional counties (\"amter\") with five larger regions. At the same time, smaller municipalities were merged into larger units, cutting the number of municipalities from 271 before 1 January 2006, when Ærø Municipality was created, to 98. The reform was implemented in Denmark on 1 January 2007.Show on map
Jammerbugt KommuneJammerbugt is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in North Denmark Region in Denmark. It covers an area of 863 km² and a total population of 38,957 (2008). On January 1, 2007 Jammerbugt municipality was created as the result of Kommunalreformen (\"The Municipal Reform\" of 2007), consisting of the former municipalities of Brovst, Fjerritslev, Pandrup, and Aabybro. The name of the region, the Jammerbugt, or Bay of Woe, was originally given due to the numerous shipwrecks laid there.Show on map
Vesthimmerland KommuneVesthimmerland municipality is a municipality (Danish: kommune) in North Denmark Region in Denmark. It covers an area of 768.08 km² (2013) (www.noegletal.dk) and a total population of 38,277 (2008). On 1 January 2007 Vesthimmerland municipality was created as the result of Kommunalreformen (\"The Municipal Reform\" of 2007), consisting of the former municipalities of Aalestrup, Farsø, Løgstør, and Aars. The municipal seat is the town of Aars.Show on map
Læso KommuneLæsø (\"Isle of Hlér\") is the largest island in the North Sea bay of Kattegat, and is located 19 kilometres (12 mi) off the northeast coast of the Jutland Peninsula, the Danish mainland. Læsø is also the name of the municipality (Danish, kommune) on that island. The island is a location mentioned in several instances in Norse mythology, including as the dwelling of the sea jötunn Ægir and as a feasting place of the Norse gods, the Æsir.Show on map
Hjørring KommuneHjørring is the main town and the administrative seat of Hjørring Municipality, Region Nordjylland, Denmark. The population is 25,071 (1 January 2014). It is one of Denmark's oldest towns, and it celebrated its 750-year anniversary as a market town in 1993.Show on map
Different buildings in North Denmark
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Nordjylland Power StationNordjylland Power Station (Danish: is a coal-fired combined heat and power plant in Vodskov, 17 kilometres (11 mi) north-east of Aalborg, Denmark. It is operated by Vattenfall. The power plant consists of 3 coal turbines and a gas turbine. Of these units, one is shut down. The gas turbine has an output of 25 MW and entered service in 1977, while unit 2, which went also in 1977 has a maximum production capacity of electricity of 305 MW and heat of 42 MJ/s. Unit 3, which entered service in 1998, has a maximum production capacity of 411 MW and a maximum heat production capacity of 490 MJ/s. It uses a 170.1 metres (558 ft) tall flue gas stack, while Units 1 and 2 and the gas turbine use 112.17 metres (368.0 ft) tall stacks. Unit 3 was the first power plant in Denmark with aShow on map
Den Tilsandede KirkeThe Sand-Covered Church (Danish: Den Tilsandede Kirke, also translated as The Buried Church, and also known as Old Skagen Church) is the name given to a late 14th-century church dedicated to Saint Lawrence of Rome. It was a brick church of considerable size, located 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) southwest of the town centre of Skagen, Denmark. During the last half of the 18th century the church was partially buried by sand from nearby dunes; the congregation had to dig out the entrance each time a service was to be held. The struggle to keep the church free of sand lasted until 1795, when it was abandoned. The church was demolished, leaving the tower with crow-stepped gable as the only part of the original structure still standing.Show on map
Aalborg Air BaseAalborg Air Base (Danish: Flyvestation Aalborg) also Air Transport Wing Aalborg is a military airbase for the Royal Danish Air Force (IATA: AAL, ICAO: EKYT). It is located at Vadum, near Aalborg, Denmark.Aalborg Air Base shares its runway system as well as some services (Air Traffic Control etc.) with Aalborg Lufthavn. Residing Royal Danish Air Force units are: \n* 721 Squadron which is an air transport squadron equipped with four Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules and three CL-604 Challenger aircraft \n* 723 Squadron \n* 726 SquadronShow on map
Mårup KirkeMårup Church (Danish: Mårup Kirke) was a Romanesque church located in Vendsyssel in Denmark's northern Jutland. The church was built on Lønstrup Klint, a cliff on the North Sea near the town of Lønstrup in the Hjørring municipality. The area is noted for its windswept landscape, constantly shifting sands and eroding coastline. After hundreds of years of erosion brought the North Sea dangerously close, the church was partially dismantled in 2008 to prevent its falling into the sea. The walls remain at the site, along with the anchor of a British frigate that sank off the coast in 1808.Show on map
Aalborg StationAalborg station (Danish: Aalborg Station or Aalborg Banegård) is the main railway station serving the city of Aalborg, Denmark. Aalborg Railway Station is serving as a connecting hub for rail traffic between North Jutland and the rest of Denmark. The station is operated by Banedanmark and DSB. It offers direct inter-city connections to Copenhagen and Frederikshavn, regional rail services to Aarhus and Frederikshavn as well as commuter rail services to Skørping and Nørresundby's Lindholm station.Show on map
VesthimmerlandVesthimmerland municipality is a municipality (Danish: kommune) in North Denmark Region in Denmark. It covers an area of 768.08 km² (2013) (www.noegletal.dk) and a total population of 38,277 (2008). On 1 January 2007 Vesthimmerland municipality was created as the result of Kommunalreformen (\"The Municipal Reform\" of 2007), consisting of the former municipalities of Aalestrup, Farsø, Løgstør, and Aars. The municipal seat is the town of Aars.Show on map
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Thisted AirportThisted Airport (Danish: Thisted Lufthavn) (IATA: TED, ICAO: EKTS) is a small airport servicing the Danish town of Thisted. It is owned by Thisted municipality. It is located on Danish national road 26, 8 kilometers from Hanstholm and 15 kilometers from Thisted. The airport opened in 1970.Show on map
Vitskøl KlosterVitskøl Abbey (Danish: Vitskøl Kloster; Latin: Vitae Schola, meaning \"school of life\") is a former Cistercian monastery near Ranum in Himmerland in Region Nordjylland, Denmark, one of the oldest existing monastic complexes in northern Europe.Show on map
KongstedlundKongstedlund is an old Danish manor house built in 1592 in the Renaissance-style and situated on the peninsula of Himmerland near Aalborg. Kongstedtlund is not open to the public, but the building can be seen from the nearby road.Show on map
Aalborg AirportAalborg Airport (Danish: Aalborg Lufthavn) (IATA: AAL, ICAO: EKYT) is a dual-use (civilian/military) airport located in Nørresundby, Aalborg Municipality, Denmark, which is 3.5 NM (6.5 km; 4.0 mi) northwest of Aalborg.Show on map
Dronninglund HotelDronninglund Hotel is a hotel in Dronninglund, Denmark. The hotel was established in 1981 and was refurbished in 1999. The hotel has 72 rooms.Show on map
Læsø AirportLæsø Airport, or Læsø Airport (IATA: BYR, ICAO: EKLS), is located on the island of Læsø, in the North Denmark Region of Denmark.Show on map
Sindal AirportSindal Airport is an airport in Sindal, Denmark.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in North Denmark
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Ålbæk BugtAlbæk Bugt (Albæk Bay) is a shallow bay, some 20 m (66 ft) deep, off the northeast coast of Skagen Odde in the north of Jutland, Denmark. It stretches from Skagen in the north to Hirsholmene to the south. On the Kattegat side of Vendsyssel, it is frequently used as an anchorage for vessels seeking shelter from the west wind in the Skagerrak. The waters of the bay are relatively calm, making its beaches safe for bathing. Port of Skagen of located in Ålbæk Bugt.Show on map
BorremoseBorremose is a raised bog in central Himmerland, Denmark south east of the town of Aars. The name translates directly as 'Borre'-bog, where 'Borre' might well be a derivation of the old word burgh meaning fortified place, as seen in many other place-names. The northern part of the bog is heavily overgrown with trees and shrubs nowadays and is inaccessible in most places. Furthermore, due to industrial turf-production during and after World War II, large parts of the bog has turned into lakes.Show on map
Lille VildmoseLille Vildmose (meaning: “little wild bog”) is a raised bog also known as the East Himmerland Moor in the hinterland in the municipalities of Aalborg and Mariagerfjord, Denmark. It is reported to be the largest high moor in north-western Europe. The moor is a remnant of heathland that once extended south from Limfjorden to Rold Forest.Show on map
Madum SøMadum Lake (Danish: Madum Sø) is the largest lake in the Himmerland peninsula of Jutland, Denmark. The lake covers an area of 2.04 square kilometres (0.79 sq mi), and has a depth of 7.5 metres (25 ft) at its deepest point. It is both an important bird sanctuary and a popular bathing spot.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in North Denmark
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Råbjerg MileRåbjerg Mile is a migrating coastal dune between Skagen and Frederikshavn, Denmark. It is the largest moving dune in Northern Europe with an area of around 1 km2 (0.4 mi2) and a height of 40 m (130 ft) above sea level. The dune contains a total of 4 million m3 of sand.The wind moves it in a north-easterly direction up to 18 metres (59 ft) a year. The dune leaves a low, moist layer of sand behind it, trailing back westwards towards Skagerrak, where the Mile originally formed more than 300 years ago. Over 250,000 people visit the dune every year.Show on map
ThyThy (Danish pronunciation: [tˢyːˀ], local dialect [tʰyʲkʲʰ]) is a traditional district in northwestern Jutland, Denmark. It is situated north of the Limfjord, facing the North Sea and Skagerrak, and has a population of around 44,000. The capital is Thisted population of 14.000. Snedsted, Hanstholm and Hurup are minor towns in the area.Show on map
HirsholmeneHirsholmene is a group of six small Danish islands in the Kattegat; Hirsholm, Græsholm, Lilleholm, Tyvholm, Kølpen and Deget, located approximately 7 km to the northeast of Frederikshavn. Noted for their impressive bird populations, the islands have been a Danish nature reserve since 1938. Only Hirsholm is inhabited, with a small settlement dating from the 16th century, and a lighthouse from 1886.Show on map
AgerøAgerø is a small Danish island in Limfjorden located in the waters between the larger island of Mors, to which it is connected by a dam and a bridge, and the Thyholm Peninsula. With an area of 3.8 km2, it has a population of 38 as of 1 January 2010. Most of the island is cultivated but in the north there is a 25 hectare nature reserve of coastal meadows which are an important rest stop for migratory birds.Show on map
MorsMors or Morsø is a small island in the shallow sound called Limfjorden in Denmark. It has an area of 367.3 km2 and as of 1 January 2010, it had a population of 21,800. The main town on the island is called Nykøbing Mors. Geologically Mors is unique. Like the neighbouring island of Fur, it is known for its deposits of diatomite, locally known as 'moler' (mo-clay). The development in the number of inhabitants on the island is as follows: \n* 1980 — 24,647 \n* 1990 — 23,814 \n* 2000 — 22,989 \n* 2010 — 21,800 \n* 2012 — 21,474Show on map
Læsø IslandLæsø (\"Isle of Hlér\") is the largest island in the North Sea bay of Kattegat, and is located 19 kilometres (12 mi) off the northeast coast of the Jutland Peninsula, the Danish mainland. Læsø is also the name of the municipality (Danish, kommune) on that island. The island is a location mentioned in several instances in Norse mythology, including as the dwelling of the sea jötunn Ægir and as a feasting place of the Norse gods, the Æsir.Show on map
HimmerlandHimmerland is a peninsula in northeastern Jutland, Denmark. It is delimited to the north and the west by the Limfjord, to the east by the Kattegat, and to the south by the Mariager Fjord. The largest city is Aalborg; smaller towns include Hobro, Aars, Løgstør, Støvring and Nibe. In northeastern Himmerland is the Lille Vildmose, Denmark's largest high bog, which sustains a rich bird life of international importance.Show on map
LivøLivø is a 320-hectare Danish island with approximately 10 year-round residents. The island is located in the Limfjord, about 20 minutes by boat from Roenbjerg in the middle of the Limfjord. It is midway between Nykøbing Mors, Løgstør, Fjerritslev and Thisted. Northeast of the island lies Løgstør Bredning while Livø Broads lies west and south of the island.Show on map
GrenenGrenen is a long sandbar at Skagen Odde (the headland of Jutland), north of the town of Skagen. Grenen is often considered the northmost landarea of Denmark proper (excluding the Faroe Islands and Greenland), but the northmost point is actually located 2,5 km northwest of Grenen on the beach of Nordstrand and is 700 m further north to be precise.Show on map
BulbjergBulbjerg is a limestone cliff in northern Jutland, Denmark, facing Skagerrak. It is the only rock formation in Jutland, the only bird cliff on the Danish mainland, and as such the only breeding place of the black-legged kittiwake on the Danish mainland. Bulbjerg lies in the traditional district of Hanherred, close to Thy.Show on map
Rold SkovRold Skov (Rold Forest) is a forest in Himmerland, Denmark. At 8,000 ha, it is the second largest forest in the country, after the Silkeborg Forests. The forest is named after the village of Rold which lies in the southern outskirt of the forest. Other towns in Rold Skov include Arden, Rebild and Skørping.Show on map
EgholmEgholm is a Danish island in the Limfjord close to Aalborg. The island covers an area of 6.05 square kilometres (2.3 sq mi) and had 55 inhabitants in 2013. Egholm can be reached by ferry from Aalborg within 5 minutes.Show on map
Lindholm HøjeLindholm Høje (Lindholm Hills, from Old Norse haugr, hill or mound) is a major Viking burial site and former settlement situated to the north of and overlooking the city of Aalborg in Denmark.Show on map