Brønderslev

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Hotel Phønix - Brønderslev
Street in Brønderslev

Brønderslev is a town with a population of 12,046 (1 January 2014).[1] It is the municipal seat of Brønderslev municipality, Vendsyssel in Region Nordjylland, the northernmost part of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark.

One of its sister cities is Nässjö, Sweden.

Etymology[edit]

The name of the town is derived from a local Viking chief, Brunder.

Facilities and atrractions[edit]

Southwest of Brønderslev is the large bog of Store Vildmose. The bog is a natural attraction in itself, but it has also revealed many archaeological finds from the Iron Age in particular.

Brønderslev is home to the regional-museum of 'Vildmosemuseet' (The vildmose Museum), concentrating on the cultural-history of Store Vildmose and surroundings. Vildmosemuseet is part of The Museums in Brønderslev Municipality which comprise a total of three museums, all recognized by the State of Denmark. The other two being 'Try Museum' and 'Dorf Møllegård', both in Dronninglund.

Famous people from Brønderslev[edit]

References[edit]

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

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Coordinates: 57°16′N 9°58′E / 57.267°N 9.967°E / 57.267; 9.967