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With a population of more than 300,000, Aarhus is Denmark's second largest city. It is Denmark’s youngest city when you consider the average age of its habitants which is far lower than anywhere else in the country. At the University of Aarhus alone there are 45,000 students, and there more than 25 educational and research institutions in the city. But Aarhus is also a city with clearly visible roots, founded, as it was, by the Vikings in the 8th century.

Aarhus was the European Capital of Culture in 2017. The title European Capital of Culture (ECOC) represents one of the most prestigious and prominent cultural events in Europe. 

Aarhus was voted among the top 10 destinations in Europe in 2016 by Lonely Planet.

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