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Aalborg


Aalborg (sometimes spelled "Alborg") is a city in North Jutland, Denmark. As of 2013, the city had a population of 106,916.


Key Facts about Aalborg


Here are some facts about Aalborg:
  1. Aalborg is a city in North Jutland, Denmark.

  2. Aalborg is located about 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the Southwest of Frederikshavn, and about 73 miles (118 kilometers) North of Århus.

  3. As of 2013, Aalborg had a population of 106,916, making it the fourth most populous city in the country.

  4. Aalborg is sometimes known by the nickname "Paris of the North", although locals also use the nickname "Double A".

  5. Aalborg is principally known as an industrial and university town.

  6. Products produced in Aalborg include akvavit (a flavored alcoholic spirit drink popular in Scandinavia), cement, marine boilers, and wind turbines.

  7. The major university in Aalborg is Aalborg University (originally founded in 1974 as Aalborg University Center). As of 2013, Aalborg University had more than 21,000 students and approximately 3,500 staff.

  8. Aalborg has a history that dates back to the Middle Ages, when it was an important harbor. The earliest settlements in the area are believed to have been founded around 700 AD. Traces of Aalborg's historic past can be seen in:

    • Half-timbered mansions built by prosperous merchants.

    • St. Budolfi Church (today a cathedral), which was built in the late 14th century.

    • Aalborghus Castle (Danish: Aalborghus Slot) which was built by King Christian III between 1539 and about 1555.

  9. Aalborg is also known for the Aalborg Carnival. This is an annual event which takes place around the end of May each year, which is the largest carnival in Scandinavia. Events at the carnival include a parade, a "Battle of Carnival Bands", and a children's carnival.


Attractions and Places of Interest in Aalborg


Attractions and places of interest in Aalborg include:

Weather in Aalborg


Aalborg, like the rest of Denmark, has an oceanic climate, moderated by the Gulf Stream which brings warm water across the Atlantic from the Gulf of Mexico.

There moderate precipitation throughout the year, with the heaviest rain occurring between July and September. From December to March, temperatures are often around freezing point, and there is a chance of snow as well as rain.

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City Maps Aalborg Denmark

By James McFee

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (24 pages)

City Maps Aalborg Denmark
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City Maps Aalborg Denmark is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities are only some of the places you will find in this map. This collection of maps is up to date with the latest developments of the city as of 2017. We hope you let this map be part of yet another fun Aalborg adventure :)

Denmark 1:325 000 Travel Map, laminated, MAGNUM

By Kunth Verlag

Kunth
Map (2 pages)

Denmark 1:325 000 Travel Map, laminated, MAGNUM
 
  • Denmark Copenhagen Odense Arhus Aalborg map
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Denmark 1:325 000 Travel Map, laminated, MAGNUM

Double sided, laminated, tearproof and waterproof, indexed travel map of Denmark. Five insets include street plans of Copenhagen (overview map at 1:110 000 and historic centre at 1:15 000) and plans of central Odense, Arhus and Aalborg. Size folded 25 x 12 cm / 9.75 x 4.75 in, unfolded 132 x 50 cm / 52 x 19.75 in. Multilingual legend includes English; high quality German cartography.

Denmark & Schleswig-Holstein 1:300 000 Travel Map with city plans, KUNTH

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Denmark & Schleswig-Holstein 1:300 000 Travel Map with city plans, KUNTH
 
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Denmark & Schleswig-Holstein 1:300 000 Travel Map with city plans, KUNTH, 2007 edition

Large format, double sided detailed map of Denmark at scale 1:300,000, with inset plans of Copenhagen, Malmo, Odense, Aalborg and Arhus. Both the country map and street plans are indexed. High quality German cartography, hard cover.

Travel Journal Aalborg

By E Locken

E Locken
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Travel Journal Aalborg
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Travel Journal Aalborg, Denmark - Keep a diary of your holiday / vacation to Aalborg, Denmark. Includes diary, budget planner, activity planner, packing checklist and other useful aids to help you record and remember every aspect of your trip.

Denmark: Middle/North Jutland Arhus/Aalborg 1: KF.DK.1

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Intercultural Encounters in Tourism (Language and Cultural Contact)

Aalborg University Press
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