Aabenraa Municipality is centrally located in the Danish-German border region, making Aabenraa a focal point in crossborder collaboration with Germany in all aspects. Each day 1,468 individuals commute to Aabenraa Municipality from Germany.
Due to the short distance from Aabenraa to several big cities, 370,000 jobs are within an hour’s drive away, just as Hamburg and the city’s international airport can be reached in 90 minutes.
The citizens of Aabenraa master at least one foreign language. Most speak English, and many also speak German fluently, since Aabenraa Municipality is host to a range of German-speaking schools and institutions.