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For the Norwegian town, see Odda.
Rosensgadder - Odder's pedestrianised high street.
Rosensgadder - Odder's pedestrianised high street.
Coat of arms of Odder
Coat of arms
Odder is located in Denmark
Location in Denmark
Coordinates: 55°58′36″N 10°08′59″E / 55.97667°N 10.14972°E / 55.97667; 10.14972
Country Denmark
Region Central Denmark (Midtjylland)
Municipality Odder
 • Municipal 225 km2 (87 sq mi)
Population (2014)[1][2]
 • Urban 11,404
 • Municipal 21.773
 • Municipal density 96.51/km2 (250.0/sq mi)
Time zone Central Europe Time (UTC+1)
Website www.odder.dk
Odder parish church
Odder's pedestrianised High Street one evening in May 2007

Odder is a town in the Odder municipality, just south of Aarhus, and in Region Midtjylland. Odder has a population of 11,404 (1 January 2014).[2] In the 1980s, the town was host to Edelweiss, the biggest discothèque in Denmark.

The municipality is in the East Jutland metropolitan area, with 1.2 million inhabitants.[3]

The current mayor of Odder is Uffe Jensen of the political party Venstre.[4]

In 1995, Troels Holch Povlsen, the founder of the fashion chain Bestseller bought Gyllingnæs manor in Odder, a large estate established by an Englishman John Smith in 1801.[5]

Notable people[edit]

Born in Odder:

Resident in Odder:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Vision Østjylland", Miljøministeriet, 20. august 2008 (Danish), a describtion of the East Jutland metropolitan area
  2. ^ a b BEF44: Population 1st January, by urban areas database from Statistics Denmark
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ http://www.danskekommuner.dk/Borgmesterfakta/Borgmestre/U/Uffe-Jensen-/
  5. ^ "Gyllingnæs manor". Visitodder.com. Retrieved 12 January 2015. 

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Coordinates: 55°58′N 10°10′E / 55.967°N 10.167°E / 55.967; 10.167