Aarhus

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Aarhus, Denmark
Location in Denmark


Location in Denmark

Population
(2006-01-03)
 - City
 - Metropolitan
 - Density (city/met)


307,119 Århus municipality: 468 km²
Metropolitan area 1,228,398 East Jutland metropolitan area 9,997 km2
Time zone Central European: UTC+1
Latitude
Longitude
56°09' N
10°13' E
Aarhus

Aarhus is the second biggest city in Denmark.

It has about 307,000 inhabitants. The metropolitan area has more than 1.200.000 inhabitants

The settlement of Aarhus started about 770. Oldest documentation of Aarhus is from 951. It started as a trading place of the Vikings. In the 16th century, the city grew. Its second era of expansion was during the Industrial Revolution.

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