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Horsens

(hôr`səns), city (1992 pop. 47,085), Vejle co., central Denmark, a port at the head of the Horsens Fjord, an inlet of the Kattegat. It is a commercial and industrial center. Horsens was a fortified town in the Middle Ages. It retains a noteworthy 13th-century monastery and church.
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Horsens

 

a city in Denmark, on the Jutland Peninsula, in the amt (district) of Arhus. Population, 44,000 (1970). Horsens is a port on Horsensfjorden and a railroad junction. The city manufactures steel and machinery for the textile industry, and electrical equipment. Other enterprises specialize in food processing and the production of tobacco products.

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Horsens

a port in Denmark, in E Jutland at the head of Horsens Fjord. Pop.: 49 652 (2004 est.)
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