Aabenraa (Åbenrå) is a port city located at the head of Aabenraa Fjord, an arm of Little Belt, Denmark, 61 km (38 ml) north of Schleswig. The city has a population of around 15,810 people (2014 census).
- Aabenraa was the seat of South Jutland County (Sonderjyllands Amt) until 2007, when as part of the Danish Municipal Reform the Region of Southern Denmark was created. Aabenraa is situated in Aabenraa Municipality.
- Aabenraa was mentioned for the first time in historic accounts during the 12th century, when the city was attacked by the Wends.
- It started growing around the bishop's castle Opnor Hus in the early Middle Ages and received status as a merchant settlement in 1240. In 1335 Aabenraa received a charter and during the Middle Ages was popular for its fishing industry and production of hops.
- The glory days of the city were during the 1750s to 1864, when ship traffic was at a growth rate with trade to the Mediterranean, South America, Australia and China. Aabenraa had a good harbour, affording shelter for large carrying trade, having the Danish monarchy's 3rd-largest trade fleet, following Copenhagen and Flensborg. Aabenraa city had several well-known shipbuilding yards, known for their fine vessels.
- The name of the town originally meant "open beach". Aabenraa has a 7,5 m deep harbour, featuring significant shipping trade. The town is also is the county's administrative center. Danmarks Radio has an office in Aabenraa.
- Some significant buildings in the city are St.Nikolai Church from the time of King Valdemar. Brundlund Castle, erected by Queen Margaret I in 1411, today is home to Brundlund Slot Art Museum. Aabenraa is a bathing resort, as is the situated close by Elisenlund.
- The city boasts with a number of preserved neighborhoods from the 1800s, such as Gildegade, Lille Pottergade, Nybro, Nygade, Skibbrogade, Slotsgade and Store Pottergade.
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Port Aabenraa cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Aabenraa, Denmark. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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