Round church of Thorsager
|Region||Central Denmark (Midtjylland)|
|• Urban||0.87 km2 (0.34 sq mi)|
|• Urban density||1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (Central European Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (Central European Summer Time)|
Thorsager is a small town in Jutland, Denmark with a population of 1,329 (1 January 2020 census), km north of Rønde. The town lies in Syddjurs Municipality and lies in the Central Denmark Region. Thorsager is especially known for its church, which is Jutland's only round church. It was built around 1200.located in Thorsager Parish, 6
Thorsager is Danish for "Thor's Acre" a reference to the Norse God Thor.
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Læsø is the largest island in the North Sea bay of Kattegat, and is located 19 kilometres (12 mi) off the northeast coast of the Jutland Peninsula, the Danish mainland. Læsø is also the name of the municipality on that island. The island is a location mentioned in several instances in Norse mythology, including as the dwelling of the sea jötunn Ægir and as a feasting place of the Norse gods, the Æsir.
Until January 1, 2007 Holmsland was a municipality in Ringkjøbing County on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in west Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 95 km2 on a narrow strip of land, Holmsland Dunes, which is connected to the mainland on the north and south, and bounded on the east by Ringkøbing Fjord and on the west by the North Sea. It had a total population of 5,285 (2005). Its last mayor was Ivar Enevoldsen. The main town and the site of its municipal council was the town of Hvide Sande.
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Aarhus Municipality, previously known as Århus Municipality until 2011, is a municipality in Central Denmark Region, on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula in central Denmark.
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A round church is a special type of church construction, having a completely circular plan. There are many Nordic round churches in Sweden and Denmark and were popular church constructions in Scandinavia in the 11th and early 12th centuries.
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Vemb is a little town in west Jutland, Denmark with a population of 1,253. The town is close to Nissum Fjord and Storå. Vemb also has a station on the railway line between Ringkøbing and Holstebro. Nørre Vosborg, a manor house surrounded by ramparts, is located 2 kilometers south of the town. It is one of Denmark's oldest manor houses and was mentioned as early as 1299. Vemb lies in Vemb Parish, which belongs to Holstebro Municipality in Region Midtjylland.
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Randers Fjord is a 30 km (19 mi) long Danish fjord in Northern Europe leading to the sea of Kattegat, between Denmark and Sweden. The fjord is the outlet from Denmark's longest river, Gudenaa. The upper 13 km (8.1 mi), starting at the town Randers, looks more like a broad river than a fjord. The lower 17 km (11 mi) have extensive reed plains bordering the shores To some extent this inhibits the recreational use of and access to the fjord. In some places, the reed beds are harvested for traditional roof thatching.
Nordic round churches are a type of round church found in Denmark, Sweden, and Norway.
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