Birkende

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Birkende
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Birkende is located in Region of Southern Denmark
Birkende
Birkende
Coordinates: 55°23′00″N 10°35′00″E / 55.38333°N 10.58333°E / 55.38333; 10.58333Coordinates: 55°23′00″N 10°35′00″E / 55.38333°N 10.58333°E / 55.38333; 10.58333
CountryDenmark
RegionSouthern Denmark (Syddanmark)
MunicipalityKerteminde
Elevation
26 ft (8 m)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total564

Birkende is a town with a population of 564 (1 January 2019)[1] located in the Kerteminde municipality, on the island of Funen in central Denmark.

The town is most famous for being the birthplace of Hans Tausen (1494–1561), the protagonist of the Danish Reformation. There is a monument to him in the town centre. Birkende's local football team is Birkende BK

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