Brande is a railway town
Railway town
A railway town is a settlement that originated or was greatly developed because of a railway station or junction at its site.In Victorian Britain, the spread of railways greatly affected the fate of many small towns...

 with a population of 6,959 (1 January 2011) located at the railroad between Vejle
Vejle is a town in Denmark, in the southeast of the Jutland Peninsula at the head of Vejle Fjord, where the Vejle and Grejs Rivers and their valleys converge. It is the site of the councils of Vejle Municipality and the Region of Southern Denmark...

 and Herning
Herning Municipality is a municipality in Region Midtjylland on the Jutland peninsula in western Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 1,336 km² and a total population of 84,208...

 in Ikast-Brande municipality
Ikast-Brande municipality
Ikast-Brande is a municipality in Region Midtjylland in Denmark. It covers an area of 768 km² and a total population of 39,893 ....

 in Region Midtjylland
Region Midtjylland
Central Denmark Region or Central Jutland Region is an administrative region of Denmark established on January 1, 2007 as part of the 2007 Danish Municipal Reform, which replaced the traditional counties with five larger regions. At the same time, smaller municipalities were merged into larger...

 in the central area of the Jutland
Jutland , historically also called Cimbria, is the name of the peninsula that juts out in Northern Europe toward the rest of Scandinavia, forming the mainland part of Denmark. It has the North Sea to its west, Kattegat and Skagerrak to its north, the Baltic Sea to its east, and the Danish–German...

 peninsula in west Denmark
Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. The countries of Denmark and Greenland, as well as the Faroe Islands, constitute the Kingdom of Denmark . It is the southernmost of the Nordic countries, southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. Denmark...


Until January 1, 2007, it was the seat of the municipal-council of Brande municipality
Brande municipality
Until January 1, 2007, Brande municipality was a municipality in Ringkøbing on the Jutland peninsula in west Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 188 km², and had a total population of 8,822 . Its last mayor was Preben Christensen...


Brande is the home of leading wind energy pioneer Bonus Energy A/S now Siemens Wind Power
Siemens Wind Power
Siemens Wind Power, or SWP, is a wind turbine manufacturer with headquarters and main production facilities established in 1980 in Brande, Denmark. SWP is wholly owned by Siemens of Germany since 2004 through the Renewable Energy division in the Siemens Energy sector...


Brande is also home to Danish clothing companies Bestseller A/S
Bestseller (company)
Bestseller A/S is a privately held family-owned clothing company based in Denmark. The company was founded in 1975 and has 10 brands. Today, Bestseller has well over 5,700 stores selling its product in more than 43 countries, which makes it one of the largest fashion companies in...

and BTX Group.
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