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|Motto: "Et hestehoved foran"|
|Region||Central Denmark Region|
|Founded||3 September 1862|
|• Mayor||Nils Borring|
|• Total||5.29 km2 (2.04 sq mi)|
|Elevation||18-56 m (−166 ft)|
|• Density||1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||8370 Hadsten|
|Area code(s)||(+45) 86|
Hadsten (Danish pronunciation: [ˈhɛːˌsd̥͡se̝n]) is a city in central Denmark with a population of 7,961 (1 January 2014), and is the largest city in Favrskov Municipality, located in Region Midtjylland in Central Jutland. Until January 1, 2007, it was the site of the municipal council of the now former Hadsten municipality. Other names for Hadsten are: Hadsten Stationsby, Khadsten or Хадстен.
The modern city was founded on 3 September 1862, when the "Den østjyske længdebane" (eng. The Eastern Jutland Railway) was opened. In 2012, the city celebrated its 150th anniversary, with a visit by Frederik, the Crown Prince of Denmark and his wife, Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark. 
Hadsten has many educational institutions, including a technical school, gymnasium (Secondary school), and folk high school. Hadsten is famous for having one of the largest model railways in Europe.
Hadsten, Denmark is located at 56.3282o latitude and 10.0493 o longitude. Hadsten’s average elevation above sea level is 44 meters.
Urban districts of Hadsten
- Hadsten Stationsby, current center of the city.
- Neder- and Over Hadsten, original villages, now integrated into the city.
- Vinterslev, original village, now integrated into the city.
One of the most advanced buildings in Denmark is also in Hadsten. The building functions as a café, library and auditorium.
- "BEF44: Population 1st January, by urban areas" database from Statistics Denmark
- "De største byer". Retrieved 2012-09-27.
- "Frederik and Mary Visit Favrskov". Royal Hats blog.
- Modelbane Europa(website)
- Geonames. "Hadsten, Denmark". Retrieved 5 May 2012.
- "Ystävyyskuntatoiminta" (in Norwegian). City of Saarijärvi. Retrieved 2012-06-01.