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Aars

Aars is a Danish town with a population of 8,246 (2017) in Himmerland, Denmark. Administratively, Aars is the municipal seat of Vesthimmerland municipality and biggest town of Vesthimmerland municipality, Region Nordjylland since 2007 and it was also the seat of the mayor in the now abolished Aars Municipality. The town was founded in the 14th century. It is also part of what is called the head citys of Vesthimmerland, that include Farsø, Løgstør and Aalestrup. It is also a former railway town. It is currently the 76 largest city in Denmark just behind Ribe but in front of Helsinge. It is the 9th biggest town/city in Region Nordjylland in front of Skagen but behind Sæby. The town have got the nickname Cimbri's town (Danish: Kimbrenes by).HistoryNameThe name Aars first appears in 1345. The site name researcher Svend Aakjær's statement was that it originates from the Old Norse / Old English word árr or ármadr (Ar in old English). Which in Danish means the king's ombudsman or earl. Another explanation is that it comes from the man name Aar / Ar.
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