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A view from the town church
A view from the town church
Coat of airms o Hobro
Coat airms
Hobro is located in Denmark
Location in Denmark
Coordinates: 56°38′N 09°48′E / 56.633°N 9.800°E / 56.633; 9.800
RegionNorth Denmark (Nordjylland)
 • Total11,736
Time zoneUTC+1 (Central Europe Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2

Hobro [hoˈbʀoːʔ] is a auld mercat an railwey toun in Region Nordjylland on the Jutland peninsula in northren Denmark. It haes a population o 11,736 (1 Januar 2014).[1] The toun is situatit in a hilly terrain at the heid o Mariager Fjord, close tae the umwhile Viking fortress o Fyrkat. It is the seat o Mariagerfjord Municipality.

Politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Hobro wis till 1 Januar 2007 an aw a municipality (Dens, kommune) in North Jutland Coonty coverin a aurie o 166 km² an wi a total population o 15,318 (2005). Its last mayor wis Jørgen Pontoppidan, a member o the Venstre (Leeberal Pairty) poleetical pairty.

Hobro municipality ceased tae exist due tae Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" o 2007). It wis mergit wi Arden, Hadsund, an Mariager municipalities tae shape the new Mariagerfjord municipality. This creatit a municipality wi a aurie o 769 km² an a total population o 43,049 (2005). The new municipality belangs tae Region Nordjylland ("North Jutland Region").

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

Rail[eedit | eedit soorce]

Front facade o Hobro station.

Hobro is servit bi Hobro railway station. It is locatit on the Randers-Aalborg railwey line an affers direct InterCity services tae Copenhagen an Frederikshavn an regional train services tae Aarhus an Aalborg.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. BEF44: Population 1st January, by urban areas database from Statistics Denmark

Coordinates: 56°38′N 9°48′E / 56.633°N 9.800°E / 56.633; 9.800 Template:Municipal seats o Denmark