Ølgod

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Ølgod church
Ølgod railway station

Ølgod is a railway town with a population of 3,831 (1 January 2014),[1] at the railroad between Esbjerg and Struer and a former municipality (Danish, kommune) in Varde municipality in Region of Southern Denmark on the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 247 km², and had a total population of 11,351 (2005). Its last mayor was Erik Buhl Nielsen, who is currently the mayor of Varde Municipality.

On January 1, 2007 Ølgod municipality ceased to exist as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007). It was merged with Blaabjerg, Blåvandshuk, Helle, and Varde municipalities to form a new Varde municipality.

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

Coordinates: 55°49′N 8°37′E / 55.817°N 8.617°E / 55.817; 8.617