Torsted

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Torsted (Thor Stead) is a parish in eastern Jutland, Denmark.

Torsted is located on the southwestern outskirts of Horsens, 2 miles southwest of the city centre, and is part of the Horsens municipality. Its parish number is 7966.[1] In the Church of Denmark, it is a unit of Horsens provsti within the Diocese of Aarhus. Until the 1970 municipal reform, it was also a governmental unit as part of Hatting hundred. In 1924 it included settlements and estates named Torsted, Ørnstrup, Mosegaard and Thorstedhuse.[2]

There is also a Torsted parish in Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality, in western Jutland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Search, Autoriserede stednavne i Danmark, University of Copenhagen, (in Danish): list of parishes (sogn), map.
  2. ^ "Thorsted Sogn", Jens Peter Trap, Kongeriget Danmark, Volume 5: Aarhus, Vejle, Ringkjøbing, Ribe og Færø Amter samt Supplement og Stedregister, 3rd ed. Copenhagen: Gad, 1904, OCLC 938384396, p. 350 (in Danish).

Coordinates: 55°50′24″N 9°48′29″E / 55.840°N 9.808°E / 55.840; 9.808