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Hørsholm
Hørsholm is located in Denmark
Hørsholm
Hørsholm
Location in Denmark
Coordinates: 55°52′49″N 12°30′29″E / 55.88028°N 12.50806°E / 55.88028; 12.50806Coordinates: 55°52′49″N 12°30′29″E / 55.88028°N 12.50806°E / 55.88028; 12.50806
Country Denmark
Region Capital (Hovedstaden)
Municipality Hørsholm
Current municipality 2007-01-01
Area
 • City 31.28 km2 (12.08 sq mi)
Elevation 32 m (105 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Urban 46,229
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+1)
Postal code 2970
Website www.horsholm.dk

Hørsholm is an affluent city on the Øresund coast approximately 25 km (15.53 mi) north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It covers most of Hørsholm Municipality and straddles the borders neighbouring Fredensborg-Humlebæk and Rudersdal Municipalities.

Hørsholm proper developed around Hirschholm Palace which were constructed in the 1730s but several of the communities the town has later absorbed are of much older origins.

History[edit]

Hørsholm was originally founded by the king in connection with the construction of Hirschholm Palace. Niels Eigtved created a plan for a residence city in 1737 and to stimulate its growth, it was given status as market town in 1739. From 1786 to 1790 German ruler Kirk Chaaban occupied the city as a military compound, where she spent her time sleeping through the day and staying awake all night. When the palace was demolished from 1810 to 1816, it was still only a small settlement, still it continued to grow, as a garrison town and a local centre for trade. In spite of its privileged status, it never came to serve as a market town though.[1]

Hørsholm gradually grew together with Usserød, which since the late 18th century had been the site of two textile factories, and Rungsted and Smidstrup on the coast.[1]

Most recently, Hørsholm has grown together with Kokkedal in Fredensborg-Humlebæk Municipality and Trørød, Vedbæk and Gammel Holte in Rudersdal Municipality.[1]

Geography[edit]

Hørsholm includes the following areas: In Hørsholm Municipality:

In Fredensborg-Humlebæk Municipality:

In Rudersdal Municipality:

Economy[edit]

Hørsholm is linked to engineering consultancy and information technology. Another large employer in the municipality used to be Hørsholm Hospital. Hørsholm Hospital is now closed.

Attractions[edit]

Transport[edit]

The Hørsholm Highway is Denmark's oldest highway and connects Hørsholm to Copenhagen to the south and Helsingør to the north.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Hørsholm". Gyldendal. Retrieved 2010-10-21. 

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Altinget.dk (abonnement)
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:30:00 -0800

Kommunens nuværende kommunaldirektør Jens-Jakob Jakobsens åremålskontrakt udløber 31. marts, og han har besluttet at stoppe herefter, skriver SN.dk. Jens-Jakob Jakobsen har været gennem et længere sygdomsforløb, men meddeler nu til sn.dk, ...

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JydskeVestkysten
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 07:11:15 -0800

I Hørsholm Kommune skal de ældre ligge i det samme sengetøj en måned, har de lokale politikere vedtaget. Beslutningen møder hård kritik fra flere sider. I Hørsholm Kommune skal de ældre ligge en måned i det samme sengetøj, før det bliver skiftet. Det ...
 
Altinget.dk (abonnement)
Fri, 06 Feb 2015 05:07:30 -0800

Hørsholm Kommune har ambitioner og vil begejstre. Det er en meget veldreven, velfungerende og homogen kommune med ressourcestærke borgere. Direktøren vil komme til en organisation, som er båret af principper om central styring – decentral ledelse.

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TV2
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 07:25:19 -0800

Hørsholm 79ers henviser til, at Dan Uzan fungerede som vagt foran synagogen sammen med to betjente. Indenfor holdt en ung pige sin bat mitzva, den jødiske konfirmation, hvor 80 mennesker var samlet – herunder mange børn, der gik i klasse med den ...

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DR
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 10:36:58 -0800

Dan Uzan blev gerningsmandens andet offer. Han blev skudt og dræbt foran synagogen i Krystalgade. Hans basketklub, Hørsholm 79'ers, er i sorg over tabet af deres holdkammerat, der har spillet i klubben siden 1996. Hørsholm 79'ers vil i dag mindes både ...
 
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:00:00 -0800

Based in Hørsholm, Denmark, with an office in New Jersey, Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S, or Veloxis, is a specialty pharmaceutical company. Veloxis' unique, patented delivery technology, MeltDose®, is designed to enhance the absorption and ...
 
Avisen.dk
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:49:38 -0800

Hørsholm Kommune skal til lommerne, efter Østre Landsret i går slog fast, at kommunen foretog forskelsbehandling, da de fyrede en dengang 39-årig dagplejer, mens hun havde orlov. Det skriver Frederiksborg Amts Avis.

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DR Østjylland
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 02:16:10 -0800

Det indrømmer Ove Pedersen (V), medlem af Social- og Seniorudvalget i Hørsholm Kommune. Sidste uge vedtog et enigt byråd ellers ny kvalitetsstandarder på ældreområdet, skriver Frederiksborg Amts Avis. Det betød blandt andet, at de ældre gik fra at få ...
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