Støvring

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Støvring
Town
Støvring church
Støvring church
Støvring is located in Denmark
Støvring
Støvring
Location in Denmark
Coordinates: 56°53′12″N 9°49′43″E / 56.88667°N 9.82861°E / 56.88667; 9.82861Coordinates: 56°53′12″N 9°49′43″E / 56.88667°N 9.82861°E / 56.88667; 9.82861
Country  Denmark
Region Region Nordjylland
Municipality Rebild
Foundation Around 17th century
Population (2017)
 • Total 7.516
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+1)
Postal code 9530
Website www.stoevring-byport.dk

Støvring is a town in Rebild municipality in Region Nordjylland in the geographic region of the Jutland peninsula known as Himmerland in northern Denmark. The town has a population of 7,516 (2017), and is one of the centres of industry and retailing in the area. It is Municipal seat of Rebild municipality. Støvring is the 11 biggest town/city in Region Nordjylland just behind Aars. The town also have Støvring station. It is located 21 km from Aalborg and 37 from Aars

History[edit]

In 1682 the village consisted of 12 farms and 8 houses without land. The total cultivated area amounted to 437.1 barrels of land due to 58.40 barrels of grains.The cultivation form was grassland with foxes.

In 1875 the city was described as follows: "Støvring with School, Watermill, Inn, 2 smaller shopping establishments and railway station.

The original Støvring station closed in 1974, but the station reopened in 2003 as a part of the new Aalborg Commuter Rail service.[1]

Municipality[edit]

Until 1 January 2007 Støvring was also a municipality covering an area of 220 km², and with a total population of 13,057 (2005). Støvring municipality ceased to exist as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007). It was merged with Nørager and Skørping municipalities to form the new Rebild municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 628 km² and a total population of 28,457 (2005).

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