Silkeborg is a Danish town with a population of 46,923 .
Silkeborg is the seat of Silkeborg City Council .
Silkeborg is located in the middle of the Jutlandic peninsula, slightly west of the geographical centre of Denmark. The city is situated on the Gudenå River in the hilly and lush landscape of Søhøjlandet, surrounded by Denmark’s largest forest district and a great number of lakes. Silkeborg is also known as Denmark’s outdoor capital. The lakes between Silkeborg and Ry that are linked by the Gudenå, are known collectively as Silkeborgsøerne .
The city is divided along an east-west axis by the lake of Silkeborg Langsø, which at the eastern side of the city, flows into the Gudenå River.
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Silkeborg, Central Jutland, Denmark