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  Facts about Aabenraa  
CountryDenmark
StateSouthern Denmark (Syddanmark)
Founded 1240
Area61 km
Population15750
Lat Long Coordinates 55°2′N9°26′E
Time Zone UTC+2
Language Danish
Major Religion Christian
Point of interestAabenraa Baad Club
 Jacob Michelsen`s Gaard
 Svane I Granit
 Sct. Jorgens Kirke




Aabenraa lies within the Abenra Fjord district of Denmark that is further, a part of the Little Belt and an important city of the Aabenraa municipality.
It is mainly an important shipping hub and a major trade destination in Denmark. It has a deep harbor which extends about 7.5 meters.

Besides, the shipping trade, Aabenraa is the head-quarter of several other major companies from varied fields within the commercial market. Some of the other main corporate houses that are located in Aabenraa are Marcussen's Organ Building and Callesens Machineworks.

The whole of Abenra Fjord's administration is based in this central city of Aabenraa and therefore, the Danish Radio has also been compelled to set up a very important unit in the city. The total population of the city touches the mark of 22000 as per the census of 2006.



Some important landmarks of the city which make it popular are the St. Nikolai Church. It has stood in the city since 1250 A.D, the time of the rule of King Valdemar. The other very important structure that has been a part of the city's landscape since 1400 is the Brundlund Castle that was erected during the reign of Queen Margaret I. The uniqueness of Aabenraa lies in its many neighborhoods that have been associated with the city since the 19 th century. Over the centuries, Aabenraa has remained under the subjugation of many foreign powers.

Today, the town has gained popularity as a bathing resort and the wealthy flock here to get a warm and pleasurable experience at its resorts.