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Hadsten (Danish pronunciation: [ˈhɛːˌsd̥͡se̝n]) is a city in central Denmark with a population of 8,028 (1 January 2016), and is the largest city in Favrskov Municipality, located in Region Midtjylland in Central Jutland. Until January 1, 2007, it was the site of the municipal council of the now former Hadsten municipality. Other names for Hadsten are: Hadsten Stationsby, Khadsten or Хадстен. The modern city was founded on 3 September 1862, when the "Den østjyske længdebane" (eng. The Eastern Jutland Railway) was opened. In 2012, the city celebrated its 150th anniversary, with a visit by Frederik, the Crown Prince of Denmark and his wife, Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark. Hadsten has many educational institutions, including a technical school, gymnasium (Secondary school), and folk high school. Hadsten is famous for having one of the largest model railways in Europe. Besides that, Hadsten have the shortest pedestrian street in Europe. The city was at the plant of the East Jutland stretch of railway line, which was officially inaugurated on September 3, 1862. Therefore, this date is seen as the city's founding. In September 2012 celebrated its 150th anniversary with the visit of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary. Hadsten was mentioned for the first time in 1432 as Halstiern suggesting to come from the old Norse word tjærn which means "little lake", while the neck also on old Danish refers to the narrowing the small river valley have of Kollerup Gods. It should be noted that the water level this river at that time has stood 2–3 meters higher than it is today - which is why the valley was marked by lakes. Pronunciation of the town's name has often been the subject of discussion, since locals pronounce the name with a silent "d"; as "Ha'sten". Archaeological digs around the city have shown that there have lived people in Lilleådalen as far back as 2,000 years b.Cr . The name Hadsten comes from the former small villages Neder- and Over Hadsten, and was first mentioned in writing in 1432. The excavation around the water mill, which later became known as Hadsten Mølle, have shown the rest of an old water mill from the early High Middle Ages, around 1190 ' s. The mill came in the 1400s during the Clausholm Castle, and gained the name Hadsten Mølle

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Hadsten, Denmark. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. A gripping city on its own right, Odense also deserves a visit. Add Odense to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Legoland, Lalandia, Givskud Zoo. Also, to reach Hadsten, you'll have to take a flight to Odense; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Hadsten*

  • Pollution Statistics in Hadsten

    Know the pollution level of Hadsten before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 29.17 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 22.92 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14.58 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 29.17 (Low)
  • Hadsten: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Hadsten for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Hadsten.

    • Burglary and Theft 18.27 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 10.58 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 14.42 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 9.62 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 8.65 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 21.15 (Low)
    • Attacks 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 22.12 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 97.12 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 80.56 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.65 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 27.88 (Low)
  • Living in Hadsten - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Hadsten is 207.14 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 83.16 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 81.2 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 25 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22.77 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 82.63 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 90 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.74 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 116.38 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Hadsten

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Hadsten

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.85 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.81 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 117.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 116.66 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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