Brovst

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Brovst
Location in the North Jutland Region
Coordinates: 57°06′N9°32′E / 57.100°N 9.533°E / 57.100; 9.533 Coordinates: 57°06′N9°32′E / 57.100°N 9.533°E / 57.100; 9.533
Country Denmark
Region North Jutland
Municipality Jammerbugt
Area
  Total2.3 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2020) [1]
  Total2,729
  Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
9460

Brovst is a town in North Jutland, Denmark. It is located in Jammerbugt Municipality, 16 km east of Fjerritslev, 14 km southwest of Aabybro and 2 km east and northeast of the villages of Ny Skovsgård and Skovsgård.

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Until 1 January 2007 Brovst was the seat of the former Brovst Municipality.

History

Brovst is first mentioned in 1458 as Brosth. [2]

A train station was built in Brovst in 1897, and Brovst was a stop on the Fjerritslev-Nørresundby railroad throughout the railroad's history. When the railroad was shut down in 1969, Brovst Station was also closed. [3] [4]

Notable residents

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References

  1. Statistikbanken.dk "BY3: Folketal 1. januar efter byområder, landdistrikter og folketal, areal og befolkningstæthed" Retrieved 15 October 2020
  2. Denstoredanske.lex.dk "Brovst" Retrieved 15 October 2020
  3. Danskejernbaner.dk "Brovst Station (Br)" Retrieved 15 October 2020
  4. Danskejernbanker.dk "Fjerritslev-Nørresundby Jernbane - (FFJ)" Retrieved 15 October 2020