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Aarhus, (Dens pronunciation: [ˈɒːhuːˀs] ( listen)), is the seicont-lairgest ceety in Denmark. The principal port o Denmark, Aarhus is on the east side o the peninsula o Jutland in the geographical centre o Denmark. Aarhus is the seat o the cooncil o Aarhus municipality wi 310,956[3] indwallers an 242,914 (1 Januar 2010)[2] in the inner urban aurie, an aboot 800,000 indwallers athin 1/2 oor transport (Greater Aarhus).[4] The ceety claims the unofficial title "Caipital o Jutland".[5]

Aerial view o Aarhus Ceety Centre & Sooth Harbour
Aerial view o Aarhus Ceety Centre & Sooth Harbour
Coat o airms o Aarhus
Coat o airms
Aarhus is locatit in Denmark
Location in Denmark
Coordinates: 56°9′N 10°13′E / 56.150°N 10.217°E / 56.150; 10.217Coordinates: 56°9′N 10°13′E / 56.150°N 10.217°E / 56.150; 10.217
Kintra  Denmark
Region Central Denmark (Midtjylland)
Municipality Aarhus
 • Urban 91 km2 (35 sq mi)
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2012)[1][2]
 • Metro 1,245,046 (17 municipalities in East Jutland metropolitan aurie)
 • Metro density 124/km2 (320/sq mi)
 • Urban 252,107
 • Urban density 2,669/km2 (6,910/sq mi)
Time zone Central Europe Time (UTC+1)
Postal codes 8000, 8200, 8210
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Aarhus is the main an biggest ceety in the East Jutland metropolitan aurie (Dens: Byregion Østjylland). which is a co-operation in the eastren Jutland wi 17 municipalities.[6] Wi mair nor 1.2 million fowk livin in the aurie it represents approximately 23% o the population o Denmark an is the seicont lairgest metropolitan aurie efter the Copenhagen metropolitan aurie.[7]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Vision Østjylland", Miljøministeriet, 20. august 2008 (in Dens), a description of the East Jutland metropolitan area
  2. 2.0 2.1 BEF44: Population 1st January, by urban areas database from Statistics Denmark
  5. Bridgwater, W. & Beatrice Aldrich. (1966) The Columbia-Viking Desk Encyclopedia. Columbia University. p. 11.
  6. "Vision Østjylland", Miljøministeriet, 20. august 2008 (in Dens)
  7. "Danish Befolkningsforhold i Østjylland, Miljøministeriet, august 2008