Aarhus Denmark

Aarhus, Denmark’s vibrant second-largest city, finds its roots nestled on the east coast of Jutland, bordered by picturesque beaches and dense forests. Officially founded in the Viking Age, around the 8th century, Aarhus has grown from a fortified settlement near the mouth of the Aarhus River to a bustling urban center. Its name, originally spelled “Aros,” is derived from the Old Danish word for “river mouth,” highlighting its strategic location which has been central to its development and prosperity.

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