Place:Ribe, Denmark


Alt namesRibe County
Ribesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Ribe Amtsource: Wikipedia
Ripensource: Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) p 539
TypeModern province, Historical district, Amt
Coordinates55.583°N 8.833°E
Located inDenmark     (1864 - 2006)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Ribe Amt is a former county (Danish: amt) on the Jutland peninsula of southwest Denmark. It included Denmark's fifth largest city, Esbjerg. The county was abolished effective January 1, 2007, when it merged into Region of Southern Denmark (i.e. Region South Denmark).

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