Odder is a town in the Odder municipality, just south of Aarhus, and in Region Midtjylland. As of 1 January 2014 Odder had a population of 11,404. The town is located in the middle of Denmark, just south of the city of Aarhus and is often affectionately described by its inhabitants as "the heart of Denmark". Odder is served by Odder railway station on the 26.5-kilometre Odderbanen railway line which connects the town and other towns in the municipality to Aarhus. The railway line is known as Oddergrisen . The original A/S Hads-Ning Herreders Jernbane railway line was established in 1884.
Odder and the surrounding areas have for centuries been amongst the richest farmlands in Denmark, and still today, the area is home to a great selection of Manors and Castles of the noblemen who used to rule the area and its rich farmlands. Gyllingnæs, Åkjær, Rathlousdal and Rodstenseje are some of the most beautiful of these, and can still be visited and seen in operation.
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Odder, Central Jutland, Denmark
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