city in Central Denmark Region
- Density (city/met)
307,119 Århus municipality: 468 km²
Metropolitan area 1,228,398 East Jutland metropolitan area 9,997 km2
|Time zone||Central European: UTC+1|
The settlement of Aarhus was started in around the year 770 as a trading place of the Vikings, but the oldest recorded history of Aarhus is from 951. The city grew in the 16th century and again during the Industrial Revolution.