Nyborg, Denmark


Country Denmark
Town/City Nyborg
Location Central Denmark on the island of Funen
Population The town has a population of 16,500 out of a population of 31,000 for the municipality of Nyborg.
Brief Description Nyborg was first mentioned in 1193 in the history of Denmark as Nyborg Castle, which still exists today, but the town itself was not mentioned before the year 1202. From 1183 to 1413 Nyborg Castle was the gathering place for Danehoffet, which was the country’s legislative and judicial assembly. Nyborg is therefore considered Denmark’s capital during this period. King Christian II of Denmark was born at Nyborg Castle.
Industry Nyborg is characterized by companies in the hotel and conference, food, energy and environment and plastics industry. Entrepreneurship rate, ie. number of new enterprises as a percentage of existing companies are among the highest in the country.
Culture/Sport Ostfyns museums is a museum with responsibility in Nyborg and Kerteminde Municipalities. The museum covers 9 visitor attractions the highlights of which are are Nyborg Castle, Ladby and Johannes Larsen Museum. For Nyborg Castle contact Janus Møller Jensen E-mail: jmj@ostfynsmuseer.dk
Tourism Nyborg city is an old market town with many quaint shopping streets and several historical and cultural attractions, including Nyborg Castle, Old Torvet market square, venerable houses and the oldest open air theatre in the country, Voldspil Nyborg. The theatre hosts musicals and operettas on on the castle ramparts
Education There are excellent educational opportunities including trade school and local high school with international connections. The University of Southern Denmark and other higher education institutions are in close proximity.
Newspaper LokalAvisen Nyborg – Nørrevoldgade 58, 5800 Nyborg nyborg@fyens.dk http://www.lokalavisennyborg.dk/
Mayor / Contact Details Kenneth Muhs   kmu@nyborg.dk
Chief Executive / Contact Details Lars Svenningsen  Chief Executive   lsv@nyborg.dk
Website http://www.nyborg.dk/



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