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Hørup church in Kjellerup
Hørup church in Kjellerup
Kjellerup is located in Denmark
The location of Kjellerup in Denmark
Coordinates: 56°17′05″N 09°26′00″E / 56.28472°N 9.43333°E / 56.28472; 9.43333Coordinates: 56°17′05″N 09°26′00″E / 56.28472°N 9.43333°E / 56.28472; 9.43333
RegionCentral Denmark (Midtjylland)
 • Total4,889
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8620 Kjellerup

Kjellerup is a Danish town with a population of 4,889 (1 January 2014)[1] It is located 17 km north from Silkeborg and 20 km south from Viborg in Central Jutland.

The town was the seat of the former Kjellerup Municipality.

Notable people[edit]

  • Ditlev Trappo Saugmand Bjerregaard (1852 in Højbjerg – 1916 in Kjellerup) a Danish businessman, traditional musician and composer of traditional dance music, owned a shop in Kjellerup where he sold musical instruments
  • Søren Malling (born 1964) a Danish actor, raised and lives in Kjellerup
  • Henrik Vibskov (born 1972 in Kjellerup) a Danish fashion designer
  • Henrik Pedersen (born 1975 in Kjellerup) a retired Danish footballer who played as a striker, he played three games for the Danish national team
  • Thomas Holm (born 1978) a Danish singer-songwriter, born and raised in Kjellerup