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More about Geopark West Jutland

Photo: Torben Høj

Geopark Vestjylland covers the area Lemvig, Struer and Holstebro municipalities and a part of the Limfjord and a part of the North Sea. In the figure, you can see how large the areas are.

Landarea 1560 km2
Area in the Limfjord 425 km2
Are in the North Sea 2,775 km2
Total area 4,759 km2

The coast along the North Sea is 50 km long and the coasts in the Limfjord have a Kysten langs Nordsøen er 50 km lang, medens kyststrækningerne i Limfjorden has a total lenth og 168 km.

The city areas cover 4% of the land area, the holiday home area 1% and the rest 95% is rural zone.

Agricultural area

Total area

Ha

Ecological area

Ha 

Ecological area 

%

Lemvig Municipality

34.393

3,813

11.1

Municipaliy

18,783

572

3.0

Holstebro Municipality

50,384

3,334

6.6

Total

103,560

7,719

7.5

 

 

Forest area Holstebro   Lemvig   Struer    Total 
  Area (ha) % Area (Ha) % Area (Ha) % Area (Ha)
Total forest area 13,108 16.5 7,362 9.3 962 1.2 21,432    
Hardwood forest 2,372 3.0 1,701 2.1 255 0.3 4,328
Pine forest 9,884 12.5 5,191 6.5 707 0.9 15,782
Other forest area 852 1.1 470 0.6 - 0.0 1,322


In 2015, the total number of inhabitants in the geopark area was 99.534.