Omø

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Coordinates: 55°9′0″N 11°10′0″E / 55.15000°N 11.16667°E / 55.15000; 11.16667
Omø Island
Island
Country Denmark
State Region Sjælland
Municipality Slagelse municipality
Coordinates 55°9′0″N 11°10′0″E / 55.15000°N 11.16667°E / 55.15000; 11.16667
Area 4.52 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population 168 (2005)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes [1]
Omø island (lower center) is south of Slagelse, west of Næstved on Zealand.

Omø is a Danish island in the Great Belt. The island covers an area of 4.52 km2 (1.75 sq mi), with a 12-kilometre (7-mile) coastline, and has 168 inhabitants, of which the majority inhabit Omø village, which has a church, and Kirkehavn, a small harbour with a ferry boat berth, along with a newly built marina, made for the purpose of promoting fishery, which, along with agriculture, conforms the island's main economic activity. Some of the island's natural features are its lake and its bog; also, it is characterized for its varied bird life.

Omø maintains a lighthouse[2] and cabins, along with a campsite, in order to invite tourism.

Omø island (lower center) is north of Lolland island, southwest of Zealand and south of Agersø island.

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  1. ^ Postal website http://www.Postnumre.dk.
  2. ^ http://socialdemokraterne.dk/upload/images/file_e0188c19-7d1d-4ea6-8e51-f56ec73acde2.jpg

References[edit]

  • Tageo.com, "VESTSJAELLAND DENMARK Geography Population" (coordinates), 2007, webpage: Tageo-index.
  • Denmark Postal codes, webpage: Postnumre-DK.
  • Tele.dk Denmark detailed road map, webpage: Tele-DK-Danmark.

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