Skjern, Denmark

Skjern is a railway town located in western Jutland, Denmark with a population of 7,843 (1 January 2020).[1]

Skjern Station

It was the main town in the now abolished Skjern Municipality. Since 2007 it has been, with Ringkøbing, the joint administrative seat of Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality.[citation needed]

Skjern is served by the Stauning Vestjylland Airport, where Danmarks Flymuseum displaying historic aircraft is also located.

The statue of Holger Danske by Hans Peder Pedersen-Dan was moved to Skjern in 2013 from the Hotel Marienlyst in Helsingør after it was sold on an auction site.[2][3]

Popular cultureEdit

Skjern is the home town of the player character in the action-RPG video game Expeditions: Viking.

Notable peopleEdit

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External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Skjern at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 55°57′N 8°30′E / 55.950°N 8.500°E / 55.950; 8.500