Hobro is an antique market and railway metropolis in Region Nordjylland on the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. It has a population of 11,736. The town is located in a hilly terrain at the top of Mariager Fjord, close to the previous Viking fort of Fyrkat. It is the seat of Mariagerfjord municipality. Hobro was till 1 January 2007 additionally a municipality Danish, kommune in North Jutland County covering an area of 166 km² and with a complete population of 15,318. Its final mayor became Jorgen Pontoppidan, a member of the Venstre Liberal Party political birthday celebration.
Hobro municipality ceased to exist because of Kommunalreformen "The Municipality Reform" of 2007. It changed into merged with Arden, Hadsund, and Mariager municipalities to shape the brand new Mariagerfjord municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 769 km² and a total population of 43,049 2005. The new municipality belongs to Region Nordjylland North Jutland Region". Hobro IK are a soccer membership primarily based in Hobro who presently play in the Danish Superliga.