Slagelse, city (1992 pop. 29,583), Vestsjælland co., S central Denmark. It is an industrial center and a rail junction, and is the site of a mint. The city has an 11th-century church, and nearby is Trælleborg, a Viking fortress. It was an important trading town in the Middle Ages.
Slagelse is a town in east Denmark, located in Slagelse municipality on the island of Zealand. It is located about 100 km (62 miles) south-west of Copenhagen. Population is about 31,800 (2006).

Hans Christian Andersen studied in the grammar school in this city for a few years but described it as a "nuisance". In the 11th century it had a mint and was an important trading center. The city has an 11th-century church, and nearby is (Trelleborg), a Viking fortress.

Slagelse is twinned with Aberdare, Wales.


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