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Odense


Odense is the largest city on the island of Funen in Denmark. It is the third largest city in the country over all. As of 2013, the city had a population of 170,327, and the total population of the Odense Municipality was 193,641.


Key Facts about Odense


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Sankt Knuds Kirke in Odense, Denmark
Here are some facts about Odense:
  1. Odense is a city on the Danish island of Funen.

  2. Odense is the largest city on Funen, and the third largest city in Denmark as a whole.

  3. As of 2013, the city of Odense had a population of 170,327, and the total population of the municipality was 193,641.

  4. The name Odense derives from the god Odin of Norse mythology, and which means "shrine" - thus Odense means "Odin's shrine".

  5. The most famous landmark in Odense, was between 1935 and 1944, the Odinstårnet (the "Odin Tower"). When the tower was constructed in 1935, it was, at 581 feet (177 meters) tall, the second tallest tower in Europe after the Eiffel Tower. Unfortunately, it was blown-up in 1944 by a Danish Nazi group, and has never been rebuilt.

  6. Today, the most popular tourist attraction in Odense is Odense Zoo.


Attractions and Places of Interest in Odense


Attractions and places of interest in Odense include:

Weather in Odense


Odense, 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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Books about Odense


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Travel Like a Local - Map of Odense (Black and White Edition): The Most Essential Odense (Denmark) Travel Map for Every Adventure

By Maxwell Fox

Independently published
Released: February 4th, 2019
Paperback (50 pages)

Travel Like a Local - Map of Odense (Black and White Edition): The Most Essential Odense (Denmark) Travel Map for Every Adventure
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Travel Like a Local - Map of Odense (Black and White Edition): The Most Essential Odense (Denmark) Travel Map for Every Adventure
  • Manufacturer: Independently published
  • ISBN: 1795751754
  • EAN: 9781795751759
Details:
  • Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 50
  • Author: Maxwell Fox
  • Publication Date: February 4th, 2019
  • Release Date: February 4th, 2019
Physical Description:
  • Size: 10.0 Inches by 8.0 Inches by 0.12 Inches
  • Weight: 0.27 Pounds
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Odense: A Decorative Book │ Perfect for Stacking on Coffee Tables & Bookshelves │ Customized Interior Design & Home Decor (Denmark Book Series)

By Decora Book Co.

Independently published
Released: October 27th, 2019
Paperback (350 pages)

Odense: A Decorative Book │ Perfect for Stacking on Coffee Tables & Bookshelves │ Customized Interior Design & Home Decor (Denmark Book Series)
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Odense: A Decorative Book │ Perfect for Stacking on Coffee Tables & Bookshelves │ Customized Interior Design & Home Decor (Denmark Book Series)
  • Manufacturer: Independently published
  • ISBN: 1703150872
  • EAN: 9781703150872
Details:
  • Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 350
  • Author: Decora Book Co.
  • Publication Date: October 27th, 2019
  • Release Date: October 27th, 2019
Physical Description:
  • Size: 11.0 Inches by 8.5 Inches by 0.79 Inches
  • Weight: 1.8 Pounds
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Population Data At A Glance: Shaded Contour Maps of Demographic Surfaces Over Age and Time; v4 (Odense Monographs on Population Aging Series)

By James Vaupel

UODEN
Released: June 19th, 1998
Hardcover (98 pages)

Population Data At A Glance: Shaded Contour Maps of Demographic Surfaces Over Age and Time; v4 (Odense Monographs on Population Aging Series)
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Population Data At A Glance: Shaded Contour Maps of Demographic Surfaces Over Age and Time; v4 (Odense Monographs on Population Aging Series)
  • Manufacturer: University Press of Southern Denmark
  • Brand: UODEN
  • ISBN: 8778383382
  • UPC: 884108613894
  • EANs: 0884108613894, 9788778383389
Details:
  • Hardcover
  • Number of Pages: 98
  • Author: James Vaupel
  • Publication Date: June 19th, 1998
  • Release Date: June 19th, 1998
Physical Description:
  • Size: 1.2499975 Inches by 7.2499855 Inches by 0.5999988 Inches
  • Weight: 0.89948602896 Pounds
Features:
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  • Mint Condition
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Just Imagine It! A Kid's Guide To Odense, Denmark

By Penelope Dyan

Bellissima Publishing
Released: June 4th, 2015
Paperback (38 pages)

Just Imagine It! A Kid s Guide To Odense, Denmark
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Just Imagine It! A Kid's Guide To Odense, Denmark
  • Manufacturer: Bellissima Publishing LLC
  • Brand: Bellissima Publishing
  • ISBN: 1614771979
  • EAN: 9781614771975
  • PartNumber: colour illustrations
Details:
  • Paperback
  • Format: Large Print
  • Edition: Picture Book ed.
  • Number of Pages: 38
  • Author: Penelope Dyan
  • Publication Date: June 4th, 2015
  • Release Date: June 4th, 2015
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  • Size: 8.50392 Inches by 8.50392 Inches by 0.0988187 Inches
  • Weight: 0.24912235606 Pounds
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