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Frederikssund Coat of Arms
Frederikssund (Denmark)
Basic data
State : DenmarkDenmark Denmark
Region : Hovedstaden
(since 2007) :
Coordinates : 55 ° 50 ′  N , 12 ° 4 ′  E Coordinates: 55 ° 50 ′  N , 12 ° 4 ′  E
Founded: 1810
Population :
Postal code : 3600 Frederikssund
Frederikssund Town Hall
Frederikssund Town Hall
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Frederikssund is a Danish city ​​and the administrative seat of the municipality of Frederikssund . It is located on the Roskilde Fjord in the west of the Nordsjælland peninsula on the island of Zealand and belongs to the parish ( Danish Sogn ) Frederikssund Sogn in the Hovedstaden region . The distance to the southeast of Copenhagen is about 40 kilometers.

The place was founded around 1652 and named after the then King Friedrich III. (Danish Frederik ) named. Frederikssund received town charter around 1810.


The JF Willumsen Museum with the works of the painter and sculptor Jens Ferdinand Willumsen is well worth a visit .

Every year a great spectacle takes place in the Viking settlement.


The two-lane Kronprins Frederiks Bro bascule bridge from 1935, which connects Frederikssund with the Hornsherred peninsula, runs across the Roskilde Fjord . Because of their high utilization, the construction of a new connection above or below the fjord is being discussed.

The northern terminus of lines C and H of the Copenhagen S-Bahn is in Frederikssund .

Sons and daughters


  • Arne Sundbo: Frederikssunds og købstaden Slangerups historie , ed. v. Frederiksborg Amts historiske Samfund, two volumes, Copenhagen 1931/37

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Viking Games Frederikssund ( Memento from January 27, 2013 in the Internet Archive ) accessed on July 14, 2012