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|Aarhus River (Aarhus Å)|
|Stream of Aarhus|
|District||Central Denmark Region|
|Municipality||Skanderborg Municipality, Aarhus Municipality|
|Landmark||Stilling-Solbjerg Lake, Jeksendalen, Brabrand Lake, Aarhus|
|- location||Skanderborg Municipality|
|- elevation||54 m (177 ft)|
|- location||Aarhus Bay|
|- elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Length||40 km (25 mi)|
|Basin||324 km2 (125 sq mi)|
|Aarhus River defines the border between Skanderborg and Aarhus Municipality on its first few kilometres.|
The Aarhus River is a 40 km long river or stream, that drains a basin of 324 km² in eastern part of Søhøjlandet, Denmark. The river originates 54 m above sea level in the swampy bogland of Astrup Mose close to Stilling-Solbjerg Lake, southwest of Aarhus (56°6' northern latitude, 10°9' eastern longitude) and exits into Aarhus Harbour at 56°9' northern latitude, 10°13' eastern longitude.
- historien.dk, Danmarks. [lang=1&cHash=42dfd94aaa459af3505372f8b2af029a "Aarhus"]. Aarhus University. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
Media related to Aarhus River at Wikimedia Commons
- Aarhus Å Den Gamle By. Paintings of the Aarhus River through the ages.