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the main street in Tårs

Tårs is a Danish town with a population of 1,879 (1 January 2019)[1] situated in Vendsyssel, the northern part of Jutland. Tårs is a part of the Hjørring municipality.


The name of the village probably originates from the Nordic god Thor. The area was in 1264 mentioned as Thorse, which could mean Thor's sanctuary.[2]


Coordinates: 57°23′N 10°6′E / 57.383°N 10.100°E / 57.383; 10.100