Vejen

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Vejen
town
Vejen rådhus, december 2006.jpg
Town hall of Vejen
Country Denmark
Region Southern Denmark (Syddanmark)
Municipality Vejen
Coordinates 55°28′38″N 9°08′17″E / 55.47736°N 9.13794°E / 55.47736; 9.13794Coordinates: 55°28′38″N 9°08′17″E / 55.47736°N 9.13794°E / 55.47736; 9.13794
Population 9,518 (2014)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code DK-6600 Vejen
Vejen is located in Denmark
Vejen
The location of Vejen in Denmark

Vejen with a population of 9,518 (1 January 2014)[1] is the main town in Vejen Municipality, Denmark.

Geography

The town is situated in the Danish region of Syddanmark and is a railway town at the railway between the cities of Kolding and Esbjerg.

Attractions

The Vejen Art Museum specializes in works from the end of the 19th century in styles including Symbolism and Art Nouveau.[2]

Economy

The food industry is a major employer. Major companies include Eurofins Steins Laboratorium, with 425 employees (2015), Danish Crown and Aquapris, a manufacturer of fish products.[3]

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "BEF44: population 1st January, by urban areas" database from Statistics Denmark
  2. ^ "Vejen Kunstmuseum" (in Danish). Den Store Danske. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Vejen elsker fødevareindustrien" (in Danish). Food Supply. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 

External links

Media related to Vejen at Wikimedia Commons