Tietgenbyen is a 280-hectare (690-acre) industrial area in Denmark situated southeast of Odense near European route E20. It is named after C.F. Tietgen, a businessman born in Odense.
The industrial area was established in 1999 by Odense municipality. Business had long advocated for an industrial area near the highway. In its early years, it had difficulties attracting new companies and only sold 7 hectares (17 acres) in 1999 and 2000, but managed to reach its unofficial goal of selling at least 100 hectares (250 acres) within 12 years. In January 2017, Tietgenbyen contained 75 companies, and most of its lots had been sold. An 118-hectare (290-acre) area north of Tietgenbyen, known as Tietgenbyen Nord, has been reserved by Odense Municipality for future expansions. The new land is privately owned, so it has to be bought by the municipality before it can be used industrially.
Tietgenbyen contains a data center owned by Facebook, with an area of 56,500 square meters.A district heating system is established in connection with the data center, distributing surplus heat to 7,000 houses (planned to be extended to 12,000 houses). The plans to build the data center were first revealed by Fyens Stiftstidene in October 2016, and confirmed by Facebook and Odense municipality in January 2017. The data center is Facebook's third data center outside the United States. It started operating in September 2019, although only partially. According to Fyens Stiftstidende, Facebook is ready to extend the data center with a third server building, in addition to the two already built, and is considering building two more.
A number of robotics firms are located in Tietgenbyen, including Universal Robots, Jorgensen Engineering, and ABB.
Archeological excavations prior to the establishments of Tietgenbyen have found a number of settlements from the bronze age in the area.
Odense is the third-largest city in Denmark. It has a population of 180,302, and is the main city of the island of Funen. By road, Odense is located 45 kilometres (28 mi) north of Svendborg, 144 kilometres (89 mi) to the south of Aarhus and 167 kilometres (104 mi) to the southwest of Copenhagen. The city is the seat of Odense Municipality and was the seat of Odense County until 1970, and Funen County from 1970 until 1 January 2007, when Funen County became part of the Region of Southern Denmark. Odense has close associations with Hans Christian Andersen who is remembered above all for his fairy tales. He was born in the city in 1805 and spent his childhood years there.
Anker Boye is a Danish politician representing the Social Democratic Party. He is a painter by profession.
Odense Stadium is an association football stadium located in the Bolbro district of Odense, Denmark. Nicknamed Folkets Teater by Jack Johnson, it has been the home ground of Odense Boldklub since the 1940s and has previously hosted select matches for FC Fyn (2011–2012), Boldklubben 1909, Boldklubben 1913 and Odense Boldklub Kvinde Elite during their tenures in the higher ranking leagues. With a current capacity of 15,790, it is the fifth largest football stadium of any football team in Denmark. It is part of the sports complex, known as Odense Sports Park, that is owned by Odense Municipality and run by the company of Odense Idrætspark.
Næsby Boldklub is a Danish football club currently playing in the Danish 2nd Division, the third tier of Danish football. They play at ALPI Arena Næsby in Kirkendrup, Odense Municipality. Their home ground has a capacity of 2,500.
The 1926–27 Landsfodboldturneringen was the 14th edition of the Danish national football championship play-offs, a Danish FA-organised club football tournament between the championship clubs from each of the six regional football associations. In advance of the tournament, a play-off structure had been agreed, which meant that the winners of KBUs Mesterskabsrække were directly qualified for the national championship final against the winner of the Provincial tournament. The semi-finals consisted of two matches; on one side the champions of JBUs Mesterskabsrække played against the champions of FBUs Mesterskabsrække and in the other match, the champions of the LFBUs Mesterskabsrække tournament played against the winners of a preliminary round between the champions of SBUs Mesterskabsrække and BBUs Mesterskabsrække.
Vollsmose is a suburb of Odense, the third largest city in Denmark. Approximately 3 km northeast of central Odense, towards Odense Fjord. It has around 10.000 inhabitants and is characterised by a modern housing development project from the 1970s.
SfB-Oure FA, is an association football club based in the town of Svendborg, Denmark, that competes in the Danish 2nd Division, the third tier of the Danish football league system. Founded in 2018 as an elite superstructure of Svendborg fB and Oure FA, it is affiliated to DBU Funen. The team plays its home matches at Høje Bøge Stadium where it has been based since its foundation.
Boldklubben Marienlyst is a Danish association football club currently playing in the Denmark Series, the fourth tier of Danish football. They play at Marienlystcentret in Odense, which has a capacity of 1,200.
Over Holluf is a small town in Odense Municipality on the island of Funen, Denmark. It is located in Fraugde Parish approximately 8 kilometers southeast of the Odense city center. As of 2020, Over Holluf held a population of 1,562. The area is most renowned as the birthplace of author Morten Korch in 1876.
Odense Zoo is a zoological garden in Odense, Denmark.
Tornø is a small island in the Odense Fjord, roughly 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) northeast of the city of Odense, in Kerteminde Municipality, Funen, Denmark. It covers an area of 21 hectares and is connected to the mainland by a 300 m (980 ft)-long causeway. The first tenant farmer on the island was Hans Eriksen in 1921.
Funen Series for men, also known as Albani Series for men for sponsorship reasons, and often shortened to FS serien and FS Herre, is the highest division for men organised by the regional football association DBU Fyn (DBUF) and one of the fifth-highest divisions overall in the Danish football league system. The league, deciding the Funen Football Championship, was first introduced with the 1904–05 season and throughout the years the competition format have gone through several series of changes. At the time of the league's introduction, it was placed at the top of the Danish football league system featuring the best regional amateur teams of Funen, but has since been moved to its current status as the fifth best level in Danish football, after a short period as the sixth best level, now featuring lower ranking amateur teams including the reserve squads of clubs playing at the Danish third league tier or above.
The 1926–27 FBUs Mesterskabsrække was the 23rd season of the Funen Football Championship since its establishment in 1904 under the administration of Fyns Boldspil-Union (FBU). This was the first season played under the new name, Mesterskabsrækken, after the top-flight Funen league had previously been named A-rækken, a name that was passed on to the Funen second tier league. The launch of the season began on 26 September 1926 with three matches and the final round of regular league fixtures were played in April 1927 with the play-off matches being held on 1–8 May 1927. Svendborg BK were the defending league champions. The winner of the league would automatically qualify for the semifinals of the Provincial championship tournament that was held as part of the 1926–27 Landsfodboldturneringen that was played at the end of the regular season. The three highest ranking teams in the final standings participated in the inaugural season of the new Danish Championship play-off structure, the 1927–28 Danmarksmesterskabsturneringen i Fodbold. All eligible teams in the FBUs Mesterskabsrække including the best teams of the 1926–27 FBUs A-række would also participate in the next season of the Funen regional cup tournament, 1927 FBUs Pokalturnering.
FBUs Pokalturnering was a Danish regional knockout association football competition contested annually from 1920 to 1953 by clubs that were members of the regional football association Funen FA (FBU). Organised by and named after FBU, it was the third regional cup competition introduced, and the second in the province, after the KBUs Pokalturnering in 1910 and the LFBUs Pokalturnering in 1915. For the most part, the matches in the competition took place during the course of the fall season, beginning in the summer months with the first round, and culminating in a final later in the same half season, but due to scheduling some finals were not played until the following year. After a modest start of the tournament, with time several cup matches evolved into major events, receiving much media coverage, becoming topics of conversation for a long time and marking cities and villages for a few days. The Funen cup tournament was discontinued after the 1953 edition ahead of the introduction of the national-wide cup competition beginning in 1954, DBUs Landspokalturnering, organised by the Danish FA (DBU).
The 1927–28 FBUs Mesterskabsrække was the 24th season of the Funen Football Championship since its establishment in 1904 under the administration of Fyns Boldspil-Union (FBU), and the 2nd season since the league was renamed to the FBUs Mesterskabsrække. The launch of the season began on 2 October 1927 and the final round of regular league fixtures were played on 29 April 1928 with the play-off promotion/relegation match being held on 13 May 1928. B 1909 were the defending league champions from the 1926–27 season. The league ran simultaneously with the inaugural edition of the 1927–28 Danmarksmesterskabsturneringen i Fodbold, in which three the league's best placed teams from the previous season participated. The three highest ranking teams in the final standings would automatically qualify for the 1928–29 Danmarksmesterskabsturneringen i Fodbold. All eligible teams in the FBUs Mesterskabsrække including the top placed teams of the 1927–28 FBUs A-række would also participate in the next season of the Funen regional cup tournament, 1928 FBUs Pokalturnering. After the end of the season, the league winner would take part in the 1928 Provinsmesterskabsturneringen.
The 2018–19 Odense Boldklub season was the club's 130th season, and their 57th appearance in the Danish Superliga. As well as the Superliga, the side was also compete in Sydbank Pokalen.
Harald Haugaard is a Danish violinist and composer raised on the island of Funen in Denmark. He is best known as a folk musician, having collaborated with musician Morten Alfred Høirup in the duo Haugaard & Høirup, and with folk singer Helene Blum. Together, they perform as the Helene Blum & Harald Haugaard Band.
Mai Mercado is a Danish politician who was the Minister for Children and Social Security and a Folketing member.
The 1964 Danish Cup Final was a men's association football match between Esbjerg fB and Odense KFUM played at Københavns Idrætspark on 7 May 1964. It was the final match to determine the winner of the 1963–64 Danish Cup, the 10th season of the Danish national-wide annual football knockout competition, the Danish Cup, open to all DBU member clubs. This was the first time that two sides had ever met in a domestic cup competition and only the third time in a competitive league game. For Odense KFUM, the match represented their first opportunity to win a title on a national level, having never reached the quarterfinals in previous seasons in the cup's current incarnation, while Esbjerg fB were participating in their third cup final, having lost on both previous occasions. This was the third consecutive year the tournament's final featured a team from Odense.
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