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Aarhus, Denmark
Location in Denmark

Location in Denmark

 - City
 - Metropolitan
 - Density (city/met)

307,119 Århus municipality: 468 km²
Metropolitan area 1,228,398 East Jutland metropolitan area 9,997 km2
Time zone Central European: UTC+1
56°09' N
10°13' E
Århus city trafikhavn

Aarhus is the second biggest city in Denmark.

It has about 307,000 inhabitants. The metropolitan area has more than 1.200.000 inhabitants

The settlement of Aarhus started about 770. Oldest documentation of Aarhus is from 951. It started as a trading place of the Vikings. In the 16th century, the city grew. Its second era of expansion was during the Industrial Revolution.

Aarhus' climate is on the boundary between humid continental (Dfb in the Koeppen climate classification) and oceanic (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification).

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