Thisted is a town in
Thisted municipalityof Region Nordjylland, in Denmark. It has 12,379 inhabitants [Danmarks Statistik (Statistics Denmark), [http://www.dst.dk] .] and is located in Thy, in northwestern Jutland.
The town name ultimately derives from the Germanic deity
Tyrand could be translated into "Tyr's Stead".The status as a market town was given to Thisted in the year 1500.
People from Thisted
Jesper Grønkjær, Yutte Stensgaard, Christian Kold, and the pop duo Junior Seniorare some notable people from Thisted.
There are several educational institutions in Thisted. There are three schools, Østre skole, Rolighedskolen, and Tingstrup skole. There's also a gymnasium,
Higher Preparatory Examination, Higher Commercial Examination Programmeand Higher Technical Examination Programme.
Thisted has a soccer-team
Thisted FCin the Danish 1st DivisionViasat Divisionen.
Thisted is also home of the Brewery
Thisted Bryghusknown for its high quality organic beer.
Langdos, the largest
bronze ageburial mound in Denmark, is located in Thisted. The burial mound is 175 meters long and was built between 1800 and 1000 BC.
* [http://www.thisted.dk/ Website of Thisted Municipality.]
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