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Roager consists of three merged villages. There is plenty of space for life as well as social and sporting communities.

Village with humor and social networks

Roager consists of the three villages of Roager, Lille Roager and Roager Kirkeby, which have merged into a single elongated village. Roager is bordered by a green and gently rolling landscape, with Kirkeby Brook to the South.

The town is characterized by a diversity of housing in the various districts. Roager and Roager Kirkeby is comprised of old farms, whereas Lille Roager is primarily housing from the 1930s and newer estate houses.

The social hub of this town is the area in the vicinity of the hall for leisure and culture in Lille Roager, where many families with children enjoy family activities and activities for children and youngsters. You can do your grocery shopping and there are a few specialist shops.

Old border town with space for the good life

Roager is located south of Esbjerg and Ribe and has approx. 350 inhabitants.

Transportation time by car

  • E20 38 min.
  • Hospital 36 min.
  • Esbjerg city 36 min.
  • Ribe 10 min.
  • Esbjerg sports park 37 min.
  • Billund airport 1 h 6 min.
  • Esbjerg airport 34 min.
  • Odense 1h 33 min.

Community spirit

In Roager you will find plenty of leisure associations and many enthusiastic people. It is a town where people know each other well, and where there are many joint activities and a strong sense of community. This can be seen in the establishment of the new community centre. A lot of people are brought together in the activities surrounding Kvik 70 sports and leisure association and the hall for leisure and culture. The Kvik 70 activities include football, handball, badminton, running, gymnastics and not least Støvlebaren (the "Boot" bar). In Roager you will also find associations including: Roager and Spandet FDF church scouts, Roager Riding Club, the hunting society, the ring-riding club and the ”Roagers Alkoholiserede Agtværdige Venner af Kryddersnaps” association (Roagers Alcoholic Goodly Friends of Herbal Snaps).

From 1864 to 1920, Roager was German, and the northern village boundary was a national border. During the German duchy most farms in Roager parish were royal tenant farms of Haderslevhus.

School, after-school care (SFO) & clubs

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven school districts and a district named city of children. Children in Roager belongs to Vadehavsskolen and attend the school in Egebæk-Hviding from grade 0-6 and continue at Vadehavsskolen in Ribe from grade 7 to 9. There is a school bus service to Egebæk-Hviding and to Ribe. 

In Egebæk-Hviding, you will find:

Egebæk-Hviding Skole Vadehav with grades 0.-6. 

Associated after school care (SFO)

Hviding leisure and youth club

In Ribe, you will find:

Ansgarskolen Vadehav with grades 0.-9. 
Vittenbergskolen Vadehav with grades 0.-9. 

Associated after school cares (SFO)

Ribe Midt leisure and youth club 

In Ribe, you will also find the private school:

Riberhus Privatskole

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 (in Danish)


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

Childcare in Roager

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into enrollment districts. Roager belongs to the enrollment district called Ribe Syd (Ribe South).

In district Ribe Syd, you will find the offers below - there are also several daycare providers.

Building sites, infrastructure and a warm welcome


A bus run from Roager to Ribe.

Building your own home

Several building sites are for sale. 

Welcome Ambassador

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

Egon Christensen,

My local area

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


More information

More info about Roager

Roager parish has its own website and so does Kvik70. Read more about what's going on in Roager via the links below.