The Jutland Peninsula
; German, Jütland
) stretches north from the continent of Europe
from between (roughly) Hamburg
. Much of the peninsula is occupied by the country of Denmark
. The southern portion is made up of the German Bundesland
, possession of which has passed back and forth between the Danes
and various German rulers, with Denmark most recently reclaiming a portion of Schleswig
after World War I
The largest cities in the Danish part of the Jutland Peninsula are: Århus, Aalborg, Esbjerg, Randers, Kolding, Vejle, and Horsens.
See also: Jutland.