Vejen with a population of 9,736 (1 January 2019)[1] is the main town in Vejen Municipality, Denmark.

Vejen
town
Town hall of Vejen
Town hall of Vejen
Vejen is located in Denmark
Vejen
Vejen
The location of Vejen in Denmark
Coordinates: 55°28′38″N 9°08′17″E / 55.47736°N 9.13794°E / 55.47736; 9.13794Coordinates: 55°28′38″N 9°08′17″E / 55.47736°N 9.13794°E / 55.47736; 9.13794
CountryDenmark
RegionSouthern Denmark (Syddanmark)
MunicipalityVejen
Population
 (2019)
 • Total9,736
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
DK-6600 Vejen

GeographyEdit

The town is situated in the Danish region of Syddanmark and is a railway town at the railway between the cities of Kolding and Esbjerg.

AttractionsEdit

The Vejen Art Museum specializes in works from the end of the 19th century in styles including Symbolism and Art Nouveau.[2]

EconomyEdit

The food industry is a major employer. Major companies include Eurofins Steins Laboratorium, with 425 employees (2015), Danish Crown and Aquapris, a manufacturer of fish products.[3]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BY3: population 1st January, by urban areas The Mobile Statbank from Statistics Denmark
  2. ^ "Vejen Kunstmuseum". Den Store Danske (in Danish). Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Vejen elsker fødevareindustrien" (in Danish). Food Supply. Retrieved 16 January 2015.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Vejen at Wikimedia Commons