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Funen

Funen (Danish: Fyn, ), with an area of 2,984 km² (1152 sq. miles), is the fourth-largest island of Denmark, after Greenland, Zealand and Vendsyssel-Thy. It is the 163rd largest island in the world. It is in the central part of the country and has a population of 454,358 (2010). The main city is Odense, connected to the sea by a seldom-used canal. The city's shipyard Odense Steel Shipyard has been relocated outside of Odense proper.

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Tourism In Denmark - Funen
... Funen, linked to Sealand by the Great Belt Bridge, has strong associations with Hans Christian Andersen who was born in Odense ...
The Funen Village
... The Funen Village (Danish Den Fynske Landsby) is a Danish open air museum located in the Fruens Bøge district of Odense ... The Funen Village was founded as a public works project in 1942, during the German occupation of Denmark, and opened to the public on 1 April 1946 ...
Svendborg County
... Amt) is a former province in Denmark, located on the southern half of the island of Funen in central Denmark ... in 1970 when it merged with Odense County forming the new Funen County ... The south Funen area was organized as Nyborg County in 1662, a province also including the Hindsholm peninsula ...
Middelfart Municipality
... a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region of Southern Denmark on the west coast of the island of Funen in southern Denmark ... is the strait that separates the island of Funen from the Jutland mainland in this area, where the two lie very close to each other, often less than 1.5 km apart ... is Fænø Strait (Fænø Sund), which separates Funen from the municipality's island of Fænø ...
Funen
... Funen (Danish Fyn, ), with an area of 2,984 km² (1152 sq ... Funen belongs administratively to Region of Southern Denmark. 2006 the island formed the biggest part of Funen County, which also included the islands of Langeland, Ærø and Tåsinge, and a number of smaller islands ...