Silkeborg is a Danish metropolis with a population of 43,313. Silkeborg is the seat of Silkeborg City Council. Silkeborg is located in the center of the Jutlandic peninsula, slightly west of the geographical centre of Denmark. The city is situated on the Gudena River in the hilly and lush landscape of Sohojlandet, surrounded by way of Denmark’s largest woodland district and a incredible number of lakes. The lakes between Silkeborg and Ry which are linked by means of the Gudena, are known together as Silkeborgsoerne.
The town is divided on a north-south axis via the lake of Silkeborg Langso, which on the eastern side of the town, flows into the Gudena River. Silkeborg changed into the website online of a citadel, a monastery and a farming estate, established in the 15th century, some 6 km from Alling Abbey. The modern-day city grew across the Drewsen og Sonner paper mill, mounted in 1844. Silkeborg Papirfabrik was located near the Gudena River wherein Silkeborg castle once stood, so that it will exploit the river as a source of energy for the mill, as a aid for paper production and as a means of transport.