Place:Nørresundby, Ålborg, Denmark

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NameNørresundby
TypeTown
Coordinates57.067°N 9.933°E
Located inÅlborg, Denmark
Also located inNørrejylland, Denmark    
Kær herred, Ålborg, Denmark     (1793 - 1970)
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Nørresundby is a city in Aalborg Municipality, north of Limfjorden, in Vendsyssel, in Denmark. The urban area has a population of 21,761 (1 January 2014). It is located just north of Aalborg, which lies south of Limfjorden. Statistically its own urban area since 2006, it is often still considered part of Aalborg, sometimes the name Greater Aalborg (Stor-Aalborg) is used to describe the concept.

The city is connected to Aalborg by Limfjordsbroen a road bridge, an iron railway bridge, as well as a motorway (E45) passing it to the east and running under the Limfjord.

Nørresundby is the site of the Lindholm Høje settlement and burial ground from the Germanic Iron Age and Viking times. There is also a museum on the site.

Nørresundby has many sports clubs, most notably Lindholm IF, whose highest ranking football team as of the 2013–14 season play at the fourth-highest Danish level, Danmarksserien.

Aalborg Airport is located west of Nørresundby. North Flying has its head office in the North Flying Terminal at Aalborg Airport in Nørresundby.

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