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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 (2015)
 • Urban 46,717
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 is developed around Hirschholm Palace which were constructed in the 1730s but the town has later absorbed several of the nearby communities that 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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The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english

The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 23:36:27 -0700

“I am sure that engineers in Lolland live just as long as engineers in Hørsholm,” Rasmussen told Avisen.dk. “The trouble is that there are ten times as many engineers in Hørsholm.” “The citizens who are most unhealthy are often early retirees or ...
 
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Tue, 12 May 2015 04:26:15 -0700

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 ...
 
JydskeVestkysten
Tue, 26 May 2015 13:26:15 -0700

Både Hørsholm og Allerød, to små kommuner i Nordsjælland med hver cirka 25.000 indbyggere, har i de senere år drøftet behovet for en fusion med én eller flere naboer, uden at det dog umiddelbart er blevet til noget. Aktuelt er Struer inde i samme ...

DR

DR
Thu, 14 May 2015 00:09:16 -0700

Peter Grossmann, der ejer Lauritz.coms filial i Hørsholm, har personligt sat 108 af Warhol-portrætterne på sine egne auktioner. Hvis Lauritz.com havde afholdt fysiske auktioner, havde det været direkte ulovligt for en ansat at sælge egne varer, men ...
 
JydskeVestkysten
Tue, 26 May 2015 05:56:15 -0700

Det er nu sat til salg, og han flytter sammen med sin kone Malene og børenene på fem og syv år til Hørsholm. »Børnene skal i skole, og klubben arbejder på at skaffe min kone et arbejde. Det hele er gået op i en højere enhed. Det var vigtigt for mig, at ...

Ekstra Bladet

Ekstra Bladet
Mon, 18 May 2015 01:49:53 -0700

En ulykke førte til flere, da en lastbil mandag formiddag endte i grøften og i et par timer spærrede Helsingør-motorvejen i nordgående retning efter afkørslen til Hørsholm C. Motorvejen er nu delvist genåbnet. Der er dog stadig kraftige kødannelser på ...

TV2

TV2
Sat, 23 May 2015 06:24:54 -0700

Sagen er blot den seneste i rækken af møgsager fra SKAT, der har været i strid modvind de seneste år - både på grund af de omstridte ejendomsvurderinger, men også en lang række andre forhold hos SKAT har været sat under mediernes søgelys.

Børsen Online

Børsen Online
Fri, 22 May 2015 14:11:15 -0700

I Hørsholm har Skat undladt at sætte grundværdierne ned, selvom Vurderingsankenævn Nordsjælland i 24 afgørelser har afgjort, at Skat har sat grundværdierne for højt. Efter ombudsmandens indgriben forventer Skat, at 1150 grundejere i Hørsholm inden ...
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