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Torvet in Holstebro
The city is the center of the cattle trade .
In Holstebro, on August 10, 1975, the highest daily maximum temperature in Denmark since weather records began in 1874: 36.4 ° C.
Since 1966 the city has been the seat of Odin Teatret , which offers and organizes various kinds of cultural activities both on its homestead just outside the village and in Holstebro itself and the surrounding area.
The handball club TTH (Team Tvis Holstebro) is based in Holstebro, and their men's and women's teams play in the highest Danish league. The games will be played in the Gråkjær Arena (3250 seats). Organized by the TTH, the Holstebro Cup takes place in Holstebro every year , which is Denmark's largest handball tournament with around 300 teams and 4,000 participants.
The football club Holstebro Boldklub currently plays in the 4th Danish league, the Danmarksserien . The home games are played in Holstebro Idrætspark, a 15,000-seat stadium. This stadium is also a training and competition venue for the local athletics club AK-Holstebro. Another football club is the fifth division Måbjerg IF from the suburb of Måbjerg .
In the indoor swimming pool Holstebro Badeland there is a competitive swimming pool with a 50 m lane , which is used by the Holstebro Svømmeclub swimming club .
- The city is particularly characterized by an extensive collection of modern sculptures and sculptures in the street scene; Last but not least, the magic rock on Færchtorvet in the middle of the city, where walking is not only possible but also expressly encouraged.
- The Holstebro Church dates from 1907. It was built in place of the medieval church that was demolished in 1906. Many furnishings from the old church have been reused in the new church.
Plastic at the town hall: La femme au chariot by Alberto Giacometti
sons and daughters of the town
- Mathias Saxtorph (1740–1800), obstetrician and university professor
- Charles Lauritsen (1892–1968), American physicist
- Karl Adolf Koefoed Larsen (1896–1963), chess composer
- Jens Jørgen Thorsen (1932–2000), film director and screenwriter
- Cathrine Fabricius-Hansen (* 1942), linguist
- Else Marie Friis (* 1947), botanist and paleontologist
- Søren Gade (* 1963), politician
- Anders Mogensen (1969), jazz musician
- Thomas Søndergård (* 1969), conductor
- Jens Rohde (* 1970), politician
- Peter Heine Nielsen (* 1973), chess player
- Kristian Erik Kiehling (* 1976), actor
- Pernille Mathiesen (* 1997), racing cyclist
- Statistics banks -> Befolkning og valg -> BY1: Folketal January 1st efter byområde, alder og køn (Danish)
- Alletiders varmerekord Danmarks Radio, August 10 2012th
- Jens Ramskov: Verdens vejrrekorder Ingeniøren, July 6, 2015.