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1,349 Articles of interest in Denmark

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  • Frederiksborg County

    Frederiksborg Amt (English: Frederiksborg County) is a former county (Danish: amt) in the north of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. Effective January 1, 2007, the county was abolished and merged into Region Hovedstaden (i.e.

  • Djursland

    Djursland is a 44 km x 33 km hilly lowland peninsula in Denmark at the entrance to the Baltic Sea between Denmark and Sweden in Northern Europe. Djursland protrudes into the sea, Kattegat, as part of another, larger, peninsula, Jutland - up from Cen…

  • Djurs Sommerland

    Djurs Sommerland (English: Djur's Summer Land) is an amusement park, just north of Nimtofte on Djursland, 23 kilometers west of Grenaa, and 36 km east of Randers, Denmark.

  • Amaliehaven

    Amaliehaven (English: The Amalie Garden) is a small park located between Amalienborg Palace and the waterfront in the Frederiksstaden neighbourhood of central Copenhagen, Denmark. A relatively new park, it was established in 1983 as a gift from the …

  • Aggersborg

    Aggersborg 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 consisted of a circular rampart surrounded by a ditch. Four …

  • Aalborg Zoo

    Aalborg Zoo is a zoo located near the center of Aalborg in Denmark. Every year, Aalborg Zoo is visited by around 375,000 guests.

  • Aalborg Air Base

    Aalborg 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.

  • Ørestad Station

    Ørestad (Danish pronunciation: [ˈøʁɐstˢɑð̞]) is a station served by both the Copenhagen Metro and regional trains in Copenhagen, Denmark. The penultimate stop of the M1 Line, it is located in zone 3 in the west-central section of the island of Amage…

  • Aarhus Central Station

    Aarhus Central Station (Danish: Aarhus Hovedbanegård, abbreviated Aarhus H) is the main railway station serving the city of Aarhus, Denmark. Serving as the main connecting hub for rail traffic between Aarhus and the rest of Denmark, the station is u…

  • HEAT 1X Tycho Brahe

    HEAT 1X Tycho Brahe was the first rocket and spacecraft combination built by Copenhagen Suborbitals, a Danish organization attempting to perform the first amateur manned spaceflight. The vehicle consisted of a motor named HEAT-1X and a spacecraft Ty…

  • Stege, Denmark

    Stege is the largest town on the island of Møn in south-eastern Denmark. In January 2015 its population was 3,841. Stege is now part of Vordingborg Municipality and belongs to Region Zealand.

  • Rudersdal Municipality

    Rudersdal Kommune is a part suburban, part rural municipality (Danish, kommune) located approximately 20 km north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It covers an area of 73 km² and has a population of 55,080 (1 April 2014).

  • Ribe County

    Ribe Amt (English: Ribe County) is a former county (Danish: amt) on the Jutland peninsula of southwest Denmark. It included Denmark's fifth largest city, Esbjerg. The county was abolished effective January 1, 2007, when it merged into Region of Sout…

  • North Jutland County

    North Jutland County (Danish: Nordjyllands Amt) is a former county (Danish: amt) in northern Denmark. It was located on the eastern half of Vendsyssel-Thy and the northernmost part of the Jutland peninsula. It was the largest county in Denmark, but …

  • Middelaldercentret

    The Middelaldercentret (English: Middle Ages Centre) is an experimental living history museum in Denmark, which depicts the middle ages in the Denmark of the late 14th and early 15th centuries.

  • Mandø

    Mandø is one of the Danish Wadden Sea islands off the southwest coast of Jutland, Denmark in the Wadden Sea, part of the North Sea. The island covers an area of 7.63 km² and has 62 inhabitants.

  • Liselund

    Liselund is an 18th-century aesthetically landscaped park, complete with several exotic buildings and monuments. Located close to Møns Klint on the north-eastern corner of the Danish island of Møn, it is deemed to be one of the finest examples in Sc…

  • Land of Legends (Sagnlandet Lejre)

    The Land of Legends, Centre for Historical-Archaeological Research and Communication (in Danish "Sagnlandet Lejre" and formerly known as Lejre Experimental Centre) is a 106-acre (43 hectare) archaeological open-air museum situated in the Lejre Munic…

  • Jomfru Ane Gade

    Jomfru Ane Gade (English: Virgin Anne's Street), in Aalborg, is possibly Denmark's most famous street. It is popular with both locals and tourists for its lively atmosphere with all the restaurants and pubs on both sides of the street. It is said to…

  • Høje-Taastrup Municipality

    Høje-Taastrup Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 78 km² (30 mi²), and has a total population of 48,853 (1 April 2014). It was f…

  • Højbro Plads

    Højbro Plads (English: Højbro Square) is a rectangular public square located between the adjoining Amagertorv and Slotsholmen Canal in the City Centre of Copenhagen, Denmark.

  • Hvidovre Municipality

    Hvidovre Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden near Copenhagen on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 22 km², and has a total population of 52,027 (1 April 2014).

  • Holmen naval base

    Naval Station Holmen (Danish: Flådestation Holmen) is one of several naval stations of the Royal Danish Navy, supplementing the two Danish naval bases in Frederikshavn and Korsør.

  • Hjørring Municipality

    Hjørring Municipality is a municipality (Danish: kommune) in North Denmark Region on the west coast of the island of Vendsyssel-Thy at the top of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 929,58 km², making it the…

  • Hammel

    Hammel is a town in central Denmark with a population of 6,906 (1 January 2014), and a former railway town at the Aarhus-Hammel-Thorsø railroad which was closed in 1956. The town is located in Favrskov municipality in Jutland.

  • Hadsund

    Hadsund [ha̝ð̠ˠ̞ˈsɔ̟̝nˀ] ( listen)) is a city in the eastern part of Jutland with a population of 4,883 (1 January 2014) (5,360 incl. Hadsund South). The city is located by the narrow strait Hadsund, a part of Mariagerfjord. This is a part of Mariag…

  • Givskud Zoo

    Givskud Zoo is a zoo and safari park in Givskud, 20 kilometres (12 mi) north west of Vejle in Denmark. The park opened in 1969 under the name of "Løveparken" (the lion park) with lions as the only animals. In 1970 Asian elephants arrived and today t…

  • Gammeltorv

    Gammeltorv (Old Market) is the oldest square in Copenhagen, Denmark. With adjoining Nytorv it forms a common space along the Strøget pedestrian zone. While the square dates back to the foundation of the city in the 12th century, most of its building…

  • Furesø Municipality

    Furesø Kommune is a municipality (Danish: kommune) in Denmark. It has a population of 38,589 (1 April 2014) and an area of 55.68 km² (21.50 sq.mi.). The municipality belongs to the Copenhagen Capital Region and lies 20 km northwest of Copenhagen. It…