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Kolding is a Danish seaport found at the head of Kolding Fjord in Region Syddanmark (Region of Southern Denmark). Kolding is a transportation, commercial, and manufacturing centre, and has many industrial companies.

With a population of 86,000 inhabitants, Kolding is the seventh largest in Denmark.

Evangelical Lutheran church in Kolding

History[change | change source]

Battles of Kolding[change | change source]

Battle of Kolding, 1658

1658[change | change source]

In the Battle of Kolding on December 25, 1658, the alliance of Polish and Danish forces under hetman Stefan Czarniecki defeated the Swedish forces of Charles X Gustav of Sweden.

1849[change | change source]

A battle between German and Danish troops in the town on April 23 1849 during the First War of Schleswig.

The fireworks accident in Seest[change | change source]

On November 3, 2004, N. P. Johnsen's Fireworksfactory in Seest exploded. One firefighter died, 85 people were injured, and around 2000 people were evacuated during this accident in Kolding,.

Important places in Kolding[change | change source]

Sister cities[change | change source]

The following cities are sisters of Kolding:[1]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. "Venskabsbyer". Archived from the original on 2007-06-10. Retrieved 2008-02-28.

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