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Silkeborg

(sĭl`kəbôr'), city (1992 pop. 35,027), Aarhus co., central Denmark, on the Gudenå River. It is a tourist and health resort surrounded by beautiful lakes and woods. Its industries produce paper, textiles, and beer. Nearby is a memorial to the playwright Kaj MunkMunk, Kaj
, 1898–1944, Danish playwright, a clergyman. His ethical plays, traditional in form, led the Danish dramatic revival in the 1930s. Among them is The Word (1932), which deals with resurrection and faith.
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, who was murdered (1944) in Silkeborg by Nazi terrorists.
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Silkeborg

 

a city in Denmark, located in the Gudenaa River valley, in the central part of the Jutland Peninsula, in the amt (county) of Århus. Population, 44,100 (1972). Silkeborg has machine-building, textile, and food-processing industries. It is a popular tourist site.

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