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Slagelse
City
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Coat of arms
Country "Denmark
Region "Zealand (Sjælland)
Municipality "Slagelse
Elevation 53 m (174 ft)
Coordinates 55°24′17.9″N 11°22′25.8″E / 55.404972°N 11.373833°E / 55.404972; 11.373833"Coordinates: 55°24′17.9″N 11°22′25.8″E / 55.404972°N 11.373833°E / 55.404972; 11.373833
Population 32,333 (2015)
Timezone "CET ("UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) "CEST ("UTC+2)
Postal codes 4200
Area code (+45) 58
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Slagelse
Slagelse in Denmark
Website: www.slagelse.dk (Council)

Slagelse is a small town in "Denmark located in west "Zealand. It is about 100 km (62 mi) southwest of "Copenhagen. The population is 32,333 (1 January 2015).[1]["not in citation given]

In the 11th century, Slagelse had a mint and was an important trading centre. The city has an 11th-century church, and nearby is "Trelleborg, a Viking fortress.

"Hans Christian Andersen studied in the grammar school in this city for a few years but described it as a "nuisance".

Slagelse is "twinned with "Aberdare, "Wales and "Stargard Szczeciński, "Poland.

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Sights[edit]

Sport[edit]

Slagelse has hosted "Danish Sidecarcross Grand Prix numerous times[2] and hosted it again in "2010, on 5 September.[3]

Notable people[edit]

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Andreas Bjørn, 1750
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AG Rudelbach, 1858

Sport[edit]

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Bo Andersen, 2009

References[edit]

  1. ^ BEF44: Population 1 January, by urban areas database from "Statistics Denmark
  2. ^ VENUES USED IN GP 1971-2005 The John Davy Pages, accessed: 2 November 2009
  3. ^ FIM Sidecarcross World Championship - 2010 Calendar Archived 12 August 2011 at the "Wayback Machine. FIM website, accessed: 30 October 2009
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