Place:Skørping, Ålborg, Denmark

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NameSkørping
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates56.833°N 9.917°E
Located inÅlborg, Denmark
Also located inNørrejylland, Denmark    
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Skørping is a town and a former municipality (Danish, kommune) in Rebild municipality in Region Nordjylland in the geographic region of the Jutland peninsula known as Himmerland in northern Denmark. The modern town has a population of 2,872 as of 1 January 2013; the former Skørping municipality covered an area of 238 km², and had a total population of 9,835 in 2005.

On January 1, 2007, Skørping municipality ceased to exist as a result of the 2007 Kommunalreformen ("Municipality Reform"). It was merged with Nørager and Støvring municipalities to form the new Rebild municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 628 km² and a total population of 28,457 (2005 figures).

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