Stubbekøbing

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Stubbekøbing
Town
Stubbekøbing, Falster
Stubbekøbing, Falster
Official seal of Stubbekøbing
Seal
Stubbekøbing is located in Falster
Stubbekøbing
Stubbekøbing
Location on Falster
Coordinates: 54°53′18″N 12°02′10″E / 54.88833°N 12.03611°E / 54.88833; 12.03611Coordinates: 54°53′18″N 12°02′10″E / 54.88833°N 12.03611°E / 54.88833; 12.03611
Country Denmark
Region Zealand (Sjælland)
Municipality Guldborgsund
Population (2014)
 • Total 2,253
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Stubbekøbing is a town with a population of 2,253 (1 January 2014)[1] in Guldborgsund municipality in Region Sjælland on the northeastern coast of the island of Falster in south Denmark. Ferry service connects the town of Stubbekøbing over the Grønsund to Bogø at the town of Nyby.

To the northeast is the island of Møn, which is separated from Stubbekøbing by the waters of Grønsund, the strait which separates Møn and the island of Bogø from Falster. To the east and southeast is the Baltic Sea.

Stubbekøbing Church, built in the Romanesque style in the 13th century, has a Renaissance altarpiece and an elaborately carved pulpit as well as a variety of old frescos and wall decorations (1300–1500).[2]

Until January 1, 2007, Stubbekøbing was also a municipality covering an area of 156 km², and with a total population of 6,786 (2005). Stubbekøbing municipality ceased to exist as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007). It was merged with Nykøbing Falster, Nysted, Nørre Alslev, Sakskøbing, and Sydfalster municipalities to form the new Guldborgsund municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 907 km² and a total population of 63,533 (2005).

Famous residents of Stubbekøbing[edit]

People who are born, or have lived in Stubbekøbing include:

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Stubbekobing
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2
(35)
2
(36)
4
(40)
9
(49)
15
(59)
18
(65)
21
(69)
20
(68)
16
(61)
11
(52)
6
(43)
3
(38)
10.6
(51.3)
Average low °C (°F) −2
(28)
−2
(28)
−1
(31)
3
(37)
7
(44)
11
(52)
13
(56)
13
(55)
10
(50)
6
(43)
2
(36)
−1
(31)
4.9
(40.9)
Precipitation mm (inches) 41
(1.6)
33
(1.3)
38
(1.5)
36
(1.4)
41
(1.6)
48
(1.9)
71
(2.8)
66
(2.6)
48
(1.9)
56
(2.2)
46
(1.8)
50
(2)
574
(22.6)
Source: Weatherbase[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BEF44: Population 1st January, by urban areas database from Statistics Denmark
  2. ^ "Stubbekøbing kirke", Nordens kirke. (Danish) Retrieved 3 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Stubbekobing, Denmark". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

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