Tommerup Stationsby

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Tommerup railway station

Tommerup Stationsby is a town on the island of Funen, Denmark with a population of 2,480 (January 2020). [1]

Most villagers work in the more urbanised areas, but cattle are also kept and Tommerup is home to a stone factory. Because of clay shortages, this factory is mainly used for special ceramic products, such as a vase, five metres high, which was exhibited at the World's Fair in Sevilla, in 1992.

In 1996, Tommerup Stationsby declared itself Cultural Village of Europe. [2] In 1999, it became part of the European network of villages known as Cultural Villages of Europe.

There is a train station in Tommerup, run by DSB, with departures once an hour for Fredericia, where you can continue to cities such as Aalborg and Aarhus.

There is also a departure every hour the other way to the third biggest city in Denmark, Odense, where there are departures for the capital, Copenhagen.

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References

  1. BY3: Population 1st January, by urban areas The Mobile Statbank from Statistics Denmark
  2. "Tommerup". Site de culturalvillagesofeurope !. Retrieved 2020-03-25.

Coordinates: 55°21′04″N10°10′52″E / 55.351°N 10.181°E / 55.351; 10.181