Sindal

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House of culture: „Gøgsigs Pakhus“ in Sindal

Sindal is a town on the island of Vendsyssel-Thy at the top of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. It has a population of 3,066 (1 January 2014)[1] and is located in Hjørring Municipality in Region Nordjylland.

The town's original name was Soldalen (lit. "Sun Valley").

Sindal has an airport and a railway station.

Until January 1, 2007, Sindal was also the seat of Sindal Municipality which was merged with existing Hjørring, Løkken-Vrå, and Hirtshals municipalities to form an enlarged Hjørring Municipality.

History[edit]

While disputed when the city was founded the earliest records of the city's existence date back to the 18th century, in which the city is described as such "Sindal church close to the town of Sindal with Housing for the preist a railroad and school". The city lends much of its growth in this period to the aforementioned railroad.

External links[edit]

Sindal church

References[edit]

  1. ^ BEF44: Population 1st January, by urban areas database from Statistics Denmark

Coordinates: 57°28′N 10°13′E / 57.467°N 10.217°E / 57.467; 10.217