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Munkholm Bridge (Danish : Munkholmbroen) is a 114 metres long arch bridge across the Ise Fjord linking the Holbæk area (Holbæk Municipality) with the Hornsherred peninsula (Lejre Municipality). The bridge is located six kilometers from the bottom of the inlet. It was completed in 1951 and inaugurated in 1952.
Danish is a North Germanic language spoken by around six million people, principally in Denmark and in the region of Southern Schleswig in northern Germany, where it has minority language status. Also, minor Danish-speaking communities are found in Norway, Sweden, Spain, the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Argentina. Due to immigration and language shift in urban areas, around 15–20% of the population of Greenland speak Danish as their first language.
An arch bridge is a bridge with abutments at each end shaped as a curved arch. Arch bridges work by transferring the weight of the bridge and its loads partially into a horizontal thrust restrained by the abutments at either side. A viaduct may be made from a series of arches, although other more economical structures are typically used today.
Ise Fjord is a deeply branched arm of the sea into the Danish island Zealand. From its relatively narrow entrance from the Kattegat at Hundested and Rørvig, branches of Ise Fjord stretch 35 km inland and divide the northern part of Zealand into the peninsulas of Odsherred, Hornsherred, and Nordsjælland.
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Høje-Taastrup Kommune is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 78 km² (30 mi²), and has a total population of 50,676. It was formed by the 1970 Danish Municipal Reform, and its 1974 adjustment, by merging the parish municipalities of Høje Taastrup, Sengeløse, the Fløng part of Hvedstrup-Fløng and the Reerslev part of Reerslev-Vindinge. Since 1 January 2006 the mayor of the municipality has been Michael Ziegler, a member of the Conservative People's Party political party.
Vordingborg is a municipality (kommune) in the Sjælland Region, which is on the southeast coast of the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in south Denmark. It was established in 2007. The municipality includes the island of Masnedø, and covers an area of 621 km². It has a total population of 46,600 (2006). Its second and current mayor is Knud Larsen of the agrarian-liberal Venstre party, who was elected in 2007 replacing Henrik Holmer of the Social Democrats.
Holbæk municipality is a municipality in northeastern Region Sjælland on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in Denmark. The municipality includes the island of Orø, and covers an area of 583 km², and has a total population of 69,010 (2008). Its mayor is Christina Krzyrosiak Hansen, a member of the Social Democrats (Denmark) and the youngest mayor ever in Denmark. The main town and the site of its municipal council is the city of Holbæk. On 1 January 2007 Holbæk municipality was, as the result of Kommunalreformen , merged with existing Jernløse, Svinninge, Tornved, and Tølløse municipalities to form a new Holbæk municipality.
Kalundborg Municipality is a municipality in Region Sjælland on the west coast of the island of Zealand in Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 604 km2 (233 sq mi), and has a total population of 48,989. Its mayor is Martin Damm, a member of Venstre. The main town and the site of its municipal council is the city of Kalundborg.
Until January 1, 2007 Jernløse municipality was a municipality in northeastern West Zealand County on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 103 km², and had a population of 5,943 (2005). Its last mayor was Annica Granstrøm representing Venstre, Denmark's Liberal Party. The site of the municipal council was the town of Nørre Jernløse. Regstrup is the biggest town in the municipal.
Until January 1, 2007 Svinninge municipality was a municipality in the former West Zealand County on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 86 km², and had a population of 6,588 (2005). Its last mayor was Søren Christensen, representing Venstre, Denmark's Liberal Party. The site of the municipal council was the town of Svinninge.
Until 1 January 2007, Tølløse municipality was a municipality in the northeastern part of the former West Zealand County on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 126 km², and had a total population of 9,832 (2005). Its last mayor was Poul Erik Jensen, a member of the Danish Social Liberal Party political party.
Until January 1, 2007 Tornved municipality was a municipality in the former West Zealand County on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 105 km², and had a total population of 9,135 (2005). Its last mayor was Jens Stenbæk, a member of the Venstre political party. The main town and the site of its municipal council was the town of Jyderup.
Holbæk Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Holbæk, Denmark. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Holbæk B&I and Nordvest FC. The stadium holds 10,500 people.
Store Merløse is a town on Sjælland in Denmark with a population of 1,212. It is part of the municipality of Holbæk and close to Tølløse and Ringsted. It is a calm town with a primary school and a few businesses. For high school most people go to Tølløse. There is a local train from Vestsjællands Lokalbaner that will take you from Store Merløse to Tølløse or Slagelse.
Danish national road 21 is a road going from Copenhagen, Denmark to Randers, Denmark.
Holbaek Priory was a small Dominican monastery in Holbæk, Denmark.
Orø is a small island in Denmark located in the Isefjord.
Ejby is a town with a population of 1,928 in Lejre Municipality, Region Zealand in Denmark.
Knabstrup is a small railway town, with a population of 1,074, at the railroad between Kalundborg and Holbæk in Holbæk Municipality, Region Zealand in Denmark.
Harboe Arena Slagelse is a sports center located in Slagelse, Denmark, which, among other things, is used for athletics and the running of football matches on the associated stadium, including home games for Slagelse Football Club and Athletics Club and its elite superstructure FC Zealand.
Asnæs is a town in Odsherred Municipality in northwestern Zealand in Denmark. It is situated approximately 90 kilometres west of Copenhagen. It has a population of 2,901. The town is home to a swimming hall, a sports hall, Bobjergskolen folkeskole, Asnæs Centret shopping center, Odsherred Gymnasium, and a large production site for NKT Cables.
Dorothealyst is a listed, Neoclassical house situated 10 km southwest of Holbæk in Holbæk Municipality, Denmark.
Holbæk Barracks is a former military facility from 1913 located in Holbæk, Denmark. The buildings have now been converted into housing, offices and facilities for local associations. Two buildings, Ridehuset and Eksercerhuset, were listed in 2004.