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Silkeborg (Danish pronunciation: [ˈselɡ̊əˌb̥ɒːˀ]) is a Danish city with a population of 43,158 (1 January 2014). Silkeborg is the seat of the council of Silkeborg municipality with 90,016 inhabitants (2015) and is also part of the East Jutland metropolitan area, with 1.2 million inhabitants. Silkeborg is located in the middle of the Jutlandic peninsula, slightly west of the geographical centre of Denmark. The city is situated at the Gudenå River in the hilly and lush landscape of Søhøjlandet, surrounded by Denmark’s largest forest district and a great number of lakes. The lakes between Silkeborg and Ry that are linked by the Gudenå, are known collectively as Silkeborgsøerne (the Silkeborg lakes). Silkeborg was founded in 1844, when Michael Drewsen started a paper mill at the spot next to the river. The city is divided north and south by the lake of Silkeborg Langsø, which at the eastern side of the city, resolves into the Gudenå River.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Silkeborg, 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. Take a short trip from Silkeborg and set some time aside to explore the Odense. Dotted with places like Legoland, Lalandia, Givskud Zoo; it will definitely be a good idea. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Odense Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Silkeborg.

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Facts and Stats for Silkeborg*

  • Pollution Statistics in Silkeborg

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

    • Air Pollution 26.47 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 13.64 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.82 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15.91 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 31.82 (Low)
  • Silkeborg: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 19 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 10 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 14 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 9 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 9 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 22 (Low)
    • Attacks 13 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 21 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 97 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 79.81 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 13 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 9 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 26 (Low)
  • Living in Silkeborg - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Silkeborg is 206.46 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 83.28 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 81.2 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 26.68 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19.29 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 93.13 (High)
    • Health Care Index 93.21 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.78 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 112.49 (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 Silkeborg

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 53.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 129.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 133.82 USD

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

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