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Sneglehuset (Snail shell house) in Thyborøn, Western Jutland
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Thyborøn (Denmark Central Denmark Region)
Coordinates: 56°41′51″N8°12′39″E / 56.69750°N 8.21083°E / 56.69750; 8.21083
Country Denmark
Region Region Midtjylland
Municipality Lemvig Municipality
1.81 km2 (0.70 sq mi)
 (2023) [1]
  Urban density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
DK-7680 Thyborøn

Thyborøn is a fishing village in Jutland, Denmark with a population of 1,898 (1 January 2023), [1] primarily famous for being the site of numerous shipwrecks, such as that of the Imperial Russian naval vessel Alexander Nevsky .


It is located in Region Midtjylland in Lemvig Municipality.

Thyborøn is the western terminus of the Limfjord canal that cuts across the Jutland peninsula. It is served by Thyborøn railway station which opened in 1899. It is the northern terminus of the Lemvig railway line which connects Thyborøn with Lemvig, Vemb and the rest of the Danish rail network.

It is the location of the Sea War Museum Jutland.

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