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Arden municipality was a municipality in North Jutland County on the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark until January 1, 2007. The municipality covered an area of 228 km², and had a total population of 8,513 . Its last mayor was Hans Christian Maarup, a member of the Social Democrats political party.The main town and the site of its municipal council was the town of Arden.The municipality was created in 1970 due to a kommunalreform that combined Astrup, Store Arden, Oue-Valsgaard, Rold-Vebbestrup and Rostrup municipalities.On January 1, 2007 Arden municipality ceased to exist as the result of Kommunalreformen . It was merged with former Hadsund and Hobro municipalities, and part of Mariager Municipality to form the new Mariagerfjord Municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 769 km² and a total population of 43,049 . The new municipality belongs to the Region Nordjylland .The town of ArdenThe town of Arden is situated south of the city of Aalborg, and north of the city of Randers. Arden was originally named Hesselholt but changed its name when the Jutland railroad reached the city in the 1870s. Today the town has a population of 2,474 (1 January 2014). The town is situated on the southern outskirt of Denmark's largest forest, Rold Skov (Rold Forest).
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Popular things to do in Arden

Water Body
Store Blaakilde
Duration: 1h 30 min
Rold Church
Duration: 1h 30 min
Specialty Museum
Jodle Birges Museum
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Arden

National Park
Rebild National Park Skoerping
Duration: 8 hours
Specialty Museum
Thingbaek Kalkminer Oplev
Duration: 1h 30 min
Lille Restrup Hovedgaard Aalestrup
Duration: 1h 30 min
Golf Course
Rold Skov Golfklub Skoerping
Duration: 1h 30 min

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