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Falster

(fäl`stər), island (1992 pop. 42,940), 198 sq mi (513 sq km), Storstrøm co., SE Denmark, in the Baltic Sea. Nykøbing is the chief city. The island's southern tip, Gedser Odde, is the southernmost point in Denmark. Falster has much fertile soil; sugar beets, fruit, and grain are the main crops. The island's east coast is a summer resort area.

Falster

 

a Danish island in the western Baltic Sea, in the southeastern Danish Archipelago. Population, 46,500 (1966). Falster has an area of 514 sq km; elevations range from below sea level to 44 m. The surface of the island is a hilly morainic plain with meadows and small broad-leaved forests. Falster is joined by bridges to the nearby islands of Sjaelland and Lolland; the bridge to Sjaelland is 3.2 km long. Sugar beets and grains are grown, and dairy cattle are raised on the island. The city of Nyk0bing Falster is located there.

Falster

an island in the Baltic Sea, part of SE Denmark. Chief town: Nyk?bing. Pop.: 43 537 (2003 est.). Area: 513 sq. km (198 sq. miles)
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