|Region||Central Denmark (Midtjylland)|
|• Mayor||Kirsten Terkilsen|
|Time zone||Central Europe Time (UTC+1)|
Hedensted is a Danish town in Region Midtjylland and the seat of Hedensted Municipality. Its population, including its northern neighbouring town Løsning, is 11,355. The municipality as a whole has a population of 45,715 (1 January 2014).
The oldest and one of the most important buildings in the town is the local church (Hedensted Kirke), built around 1175. It is especially noted for its early murals showing Christ, St. Peter, and St. Paul.
Hedensted had the benefits of a railway station until it was closed down in the 1970s. However, in 2005 a new station was opened on roughly the same spot.
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