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Hjerting - Esbjerg V

Hjerting is a popular satellite community to Esbjerg, both with regards to a place to reside as well as a destination to visit – frequented by locals and those from the surrounding areas, due largely to the beach promenade and the beach park, but also because of the many opportunities for water sports.

Life by the beach

Hjerting is located out of the city by Ho Bay, and is bordered by beach, forest and meadow. There are many newly builded homes and constructions in the area, as well as continual expansion of the suburb.

In Hjerting you can find attractive residential areas near the water, family-friendly villa areas with child-friendly streets, and areas with attractive row housing and rental properties.

Right by the beautiful beach

Hjerting is located in Esbjerg V and has approx. 8,200 inhabitants. From here it takes approx. 9 minutes by car to E20, 13 minutes to Esbjerg Center and 9 minutes to Esbjerg sports park.

Community spirit

Hjerting is characterized as an area with many visitors and there is a rich association life with many spare time activities. There is an active community in the area with a community festival, Fastelavn festival and Sankt Hans celebration. Furthermore, there is a lot happening with regard to sport, and there is much community in the sports association which have a large presence in the area.

Hjerting Sports Association is popular with a wide selection of activities and boasts 1,250 members. Hjerting Badminton Club, with 250 members, was selected as youth club of the year in 2014.

Hjerting has a hotel, restaurant, bakery as well as a range of services and some industry.

Hjerting Badehotel – an old recreational seaside hotel is a popular destination for diners from all over Esbjerg and the surrounding area.

Schools, after-school care (SFO) & clubs

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven school districts and a district named city of children.

In Hjerting, you will find:

In Guldager and Sædding, near Hjerting, you will find the two private schools:

Below you can take a closer look at where the different schools are located via the dynamic map.

Read more about schools, school districts and signing children up for 0 grade schooling here (in Danish)


Discover schools and school districts in Esbjerg Municipality on this dynamic map.


Childcare in Hjerting

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into enrollment districts. Residents in Hjerting belongs to the district named Hjerting.

In Hjerting you will find the offers below - there are also several daycare providers.

Welcome and infrastructure

A warm welcome in Hjerting


Bus services connect the area to Esbjerg Inner city.

Welcome Ambassador

You are welcome to contact the Welcome Ambassador if you wish to know more about the local community.

Kenneth K. Andersen, +45 61 62 23 23,

Building your own home

There are several building plots for sale. Read more via the link.

My local area

You can read more about the structure, history and municipal plan for the local area here.



More information

More information about Hjerting

Hjerting has their own website and local newspaper.

Read more about what is going on in Hjerting via the links below.