Viborg Travel Guide

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Viborg Overview

Viborg is one of the oldest cities in Denmark. The city has 35,108 inhabitants (2009) [1]. The city's name, which throughout history has been written as Wibjerg, Wibiærgh, Wybærgh, Wiburgh and latin Wibergis, alluding to a consecrated place of worship, as we at olddansk means shrine and the city's location high in the terrain. Viborg therefore means "the sacred place on the hill".

The population of the entire Viborg municipality is 92,823 inhabitants (2009) [2]. The municipality is in area of Denmark's second largest after the Ringkøbing-Skjern municipality. Since 1 January 2007, the city has been the seat of the central management of the railroad.
Discover the city Viborg which is situated in a historical region, surrounded by a beautiful and varied countryside.

Viborg's landmark is the cathedral in the old part of the town. But also Viborg's lady handball team has made Viborg internationally known.

In and around Viborg there are holiday experiences for the whole family, from limestone mines and canoe tours to trips back in time through Viborg's medieval town centre. There are many things to do and see.

Viborg and the region has approx. 90.000 inhabitants and is the second oldest "provincial town" of Denmark. Furthermore Viborg is the capital of the whole region of "Middle Jutland".

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