Skive, Denmark

Skive Kommune

Skive church

Coat of arms
Motto: Sallings hovedstad
Coordinates: 56°34′N 9°1′E / 56.567°N 9.017°E / 56.567; 9.017
Country Denmark
Founded 1231
  Total 20,505 (2,014)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Skive is a town in Skive municipality (Danish, Skive Kommune) in Region Midtjylland at the base of Salling Peninsula, a part of the larger Jutland peninsula in northwest Denmark. It is the municipality's main town and the site of its municipal council.

The town of Skive is located at the mouth of the Karup River (Karup Å) and the Skive Fjord, part of the Limfjord. Skive has a population of 20,505 (1 January 2014).[1]




Front façade of Skive railway station.

Skive is served by Skive railway station. It is located on the Langå-Struer railway line and offers direct InterCity services to Copenhagen and Struer and regional train services to Aarhus and Struer.

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

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Notable people

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Coordinates: 56°34′N 9°02′E / 56.567°N 9.033°E / 56.567; 9.033

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