Svinninge, Holbæk Municipality

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Svinninge
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Svinninge
The location of Svinninge in Denmark
Coordinates: 55°43′19″N11°27′35″E / 55.72189°N 11.45977°E / 55.72189; 11.45977 Coordinates: 55°43′19″N11°27′35″E / 55.72189°N 11.45977°E / 55.72189; 11.45977
Country Denmark
Region Zealand (Sjælland)
Municipality Holbæk
Area
  Urban
1.67 km2 (0.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
   Urban
2,802
  Urban density1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
DK-4520 Svinninge

Svinninge is a railroad town in Holbæk Municipality, Region Zealand in Denmark with a population of 2,802 (1 January 2020). [1]

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The town is located at Odsherredsbanen, the railroad between Holbæk and Nykøbing Sjælland operated by Vestsjællands Lokalbaner.

Until 1 January 2007, Svinninge was the municipal seat of the former Svinninge Municipality.

Landmarks

SEAS-NVE is headquartered in Svinninge.

Notable people

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References

  1. BY3: Population 1st January, by urban areas The Mobile Statbank from Statistics Denmark