Systofte Skovby

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Systofte Skovby
Systofte Church, Falster
Systofte Church, Falster
Systofte Skovby is located in Falster
Systofte Skovby
Systofte Skovby
Location on Falster
Coordinates: 54°47′03″N 11°54′20″E / 54.78417°N 11.90556°E / 54.78417; 11.90556Coordinates: 54°47′03″N 11°54′20″E / 54.78417°N 11.90556°E / 54.78417; 11.90556
Country Denmark
Region Zealand (Sjælland)
Municipality Guldborgsund
Population (2015)
 • Total 345
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Systofte Skovby is a village 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) east of Nykøbing on the Danish island of Falster. Today it serves as a satellite village for Nykøbing. As of 2015, it has a population of 345.[1]


Portions of the old nave and chancel of Systofte Church indicate that it was originally built in the Late Romanesque period. Under Bishop Jens Andersen Beldenak in the early 16th century, the Crown enjoyed jus vocandi rights for the appointment of clergy. In 1832 it came under the administration of Orupgaard but obtained independent ownership in 1940.[2]


  1. ^ BEF44: Population 1st January, by urban areas: database from Statistics Denmark
  2. ^ Kirsten Weber-Andersen, Otto Norn, Aage Roussell, Gertrud Købke Knudsen, "Systofte Kirke", Danmarks kirker: Maribo amt, Volume 8, 1951, Nationalmuseet, pages 1327–1335. (in Danish) Retrieved 14 November 2012.