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Ribe is the oldest town of Denmark, situated on the southwestern part of Jutland. It is now a part of the newly formed Esbjerg Municipality. Earlier it was the seat of both the surrounding municipality and County.
Ribe was established in the early decades of the 8 th century. Since it was the most significant trade city of Scandinavia, the first Scandinavian church was built in Ribe. The current population of the area according to the 2006 census is 8081.

Ribe has long been the educational center of the region. The Ribe Kathedralskole is one of the oldest institutions dating back to 1145. It is more than 850 years and is the oldest existing school in Scandinavia. Other educational institutions of the region include The State College of Education in Ribe, Ribe Business College and VUC.

Ribe generally enjoys a very cool climate with temperatures ranging between 20º-25ºC during the months of July and August. The area receives a substantial amount of rainfall of about 12 inches during the months of September and October.

Although the town serves as a reminder of a glorious past there are many lively places. There are many sightseeing places in Ribe like:
  • Ribe Wiking Museum
  • Wadden Sea Center
  • Ribbe Art Museum
  • Ribe Cathedral
  • Ribe Wiking Center
  • Mando Hill
  • Mando House
  • Wadden Sea Cneter
  • Toy Museum
  • Lintrup-Safari Zoo Park
  • Old Town Hall
  • Ribehus Castle
  • Skibbroen Harbor
One can even take an excursion of the Tidal Flats or Mandoe where natural beauty is at its best. One can even enjoy the delicacies at any of the restaurants and cafes.

Copenhagen Aabenraa
Aalborg Aero
Arhus Billund
Birkerod Bornholm Island
Dragor Ebeltoft
Esbjerg Falster
Faroe Islands Farum
Fredericia Frederikshavn
Frederiksvaerk Fyn
Greenland Grena
Haderslev Helsingor
Herning Hjorring
Hobro Holbaek
Holstebro Horsens
Horsholm Ikast
Ishoj Kalundborg
Koge Kolding
Korsor Lolland
Middelfart Mon
Naestved Nakskov
Nyborg Nykobing
Odder Odense
Randers Ribe
Ringkobing Ringsted
Ronne Roskilde
Silkeborg skagen
Skive Slagelse
Soro Struer
Svendborg Taastrup
Thisted Varde
Vejle Viborg


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