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Askø Island
Country Denmark
Municipality Lolland municipality
Coordinates 54°54′0″N 11°30′0″E / 54.90000°N 11.50000°E / 54.90000; 11.50000Coordinates: 54°54′0″N 11°30′0″E / 54.90000°N 11.50000°E / 54.90000; 11.50000
Area 2.82 km2 (1 sq mi)
Population 55 (2005)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes [1]
Askø is located in Denmark
Askø is north of Lolland (bottom center)

Askø is a Danish island north of Lolland. It covers an area of 2.82 km² and has 55 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2005).

In 1954, there were 170 inhabitants and one vehicle.[2]

Askø island (lower right) is north of Lolland, south of Zealand island, east of Fejø & west of Falster.

In 2014 energy company SEAS-NVE discovered a Neolithic boat in a submerged settlement as it replaced sea cables by Askø Island.[3] The boat had split and sealing mass consisting of a strip of bark and resin was found in the hole.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Postal website
  2. ^ "Lone Vehicle Causes Fatality". The Morning Herald. Hagerstown, Maryland. 6 Nov 1954. p. 1. Retrieved 30 June 2015 – via 
  3. ^ Archaeologists make spectacular discovery off Denmark’s coast, webpage


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