Ringe, Denmark

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Ringe
Town
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Ringe Church.
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Ringe
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Ringe
Ringe (Region of Southern Denmark)
Coordinates: 55°14′15″N10°28′49″E / 55.23750°N 10.48028°E / 55.23750; 10.48028 Coordinates: 55°14′15″N10°28′49″E / 55.23750°N 10.48028°E / 55.23750; 10.48028
CountryDenmark
Region Southern Denmark
Municipality Faaborg-Midtfyn
Area
  Urban
4.71 km2 (1.82 sq mi)
Population
 (2022)
   Urban
6,474
  Urban density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
  Gender [1]
3,126 males and 3,348 females
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
DK-5750 Ringe
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Ringe Museum

Ringe is a town with a population of 6,474 (1 January 2022) [2] on Funen in central Denmark. It is the seat of Faaborg-Midtfyn Municipality and was the seat of the now abolished Ringe municipality. The main office of Rynkeby Foods, a major Danish producer of juice and squash, is located in Ringe. [3]

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Landmarks

Museum

The Ringe Museum is the only existing museum in the town and is a vast part of its cultural history. [4]

In 1704, the building was constructed as a school, with many improvements and adjustments being made in 1737. [4] The museum is run by Midtfyns Museumsforening and is funded by Faaborg-Midtfyn Kommune, who owns the building itself. [4]

The museum has two interiors (bedroom and living room), an extensive array of historical weaponry and a broad collection of tools representing numerous crafts. [4] It hosts many exhibitions often, showcasing the museum's collection. [4]

Church

The town is home to the Ringe Church, which was constructed around the year 1200. [5] The church itself has an armory, altar, pulpit, baptismal front, burial chapel, an organ, a broad set of art, and memorial plaques and stones. [5] Today, it is home to many activities, such as musical performances, wedding parades, and baptisms. [5]

The church tower is under renovation since 25 April 2021. [6]

Lake

The Ringe Sø is a popular attraction in the town. [7] It is a shallow lake home to numerous species, such as the Red-necked grebe, Eurasian coot, Common moorhen, Mallard, and Greylag goose. [7]

After the last glacial period ended, a glacier from Munen melted and formed the lake. [7]

Notable people

Sport

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References

  1. BY1: Population 1. January by urban areas, age and sex The Mobile Statbank from Statistics Denmark
  2. BY3: Population 1. January by urban areas, area and population density The Mobile Statbank from Statistics Denmark
  3. "Rynkeby | Forside". www.rynkeby.dk (in Danish). Retrieved 28 July 2022.
  4. 1 2 3 4 5 "Ringe Museum". www.ringemuseum.dk. Retrieved 26 July 2022.
  5. 1 2 3 "Det sker i Ringe Kirke". Ringe Sogn (in Danish). Retrieved 26 July 2022.
  6. "Renovering af kirketårn i 2021". Ringe Sogn (in Danish). Retrieved 26 July 2022.
  7. 1 2 3 Christensen, Jens; Albertsen, Niels (2022). "Ringe Sø DK.pdf" (PDF).

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