Løgumkloster

Løgumkloster
Town
Løgumkloster church
Løgumkloster church
Løgumkloster is located in Denmark
Løgumkloster
Løgumkloster
Location in Denmark
Løgumkloster is located in Region of Southern Denmark
Løgumkloster
Løgumkloster
Løgumkloster (Region of Southern Denmark)
Coordinates: 55°3′34″N 8°57′6″E / 55.05944°N 8.95167°E / 55.05944; 8.95167Coordinates: 55°3′34″N 8°57′6″E / 55.05944°N 8.95167°E / 55.05944; 8.95167
CountryDenmark
RegionSouthern Denmark
MunicipalityTønder Municipality
Area
 • Urban
3.32 km2 (1.28 sq mi)
Population
 (2022)[1]
 • Urban
3,480
 • Urban density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
 • Gender [2]
1,734 males and 1,816 females
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
DK-6240 Løgumkloster

Løgumkloster (German: Lügumkloster; both mean 'Løgum monastery'), is a town in Tønder Municipality in Region of Southern Denmark on the Jutland peninsula in south Denmark with a population of 3,480 (1 January 2022).[1] Its name testifies that the town was once the site of the Cistercian Løgum Abbey, in the then Roman Catholic diocese of Ribe.

Løgumkloster was the municipal seat of the now abolished Løgumkloster Municipality.

Notable people

  • Hans Nicolajsen (1803 in Løgumkloster – 1856 in Jerusalem) a Danish missionary to Palestine for the London Society for Promoting Christianity Among the Jews
  • Andreas Riis (1804 in Løgumkloster – 1854 in Naksby) a Danish missionary to the Gold Coast for the Basel Evangelical Missionary Society

References

  1. ^ a b BY3: Population 1. January by rural and urban areas, area and population density The Mobile Statbank from Statistics Denmark
  2. ^ BY1: Population 1. January by urban areas, age and sex The Mobile Statbank from Statistics Denmark
  • Municipal statistics: NetBorger Kommunefakta, delivered from KMD aka Kommunedata (Municipal Data)
  • Municipal mergers and neighbors: Eniro new municipalities map

External links

  • Tønder municipality's official website (in Danish)


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