On 1 January 2007 Norddjurs municipality was created as the result of the Danish Municipal Reform, consisting of the former municipalities of Grenå, Nørre Djurs and Rougsø, along with the eastern part of Sønderhald Municipality. It includes the Anholt island in its extreme northeast.
Norddjurs is a municipality in Midtjylland Region in Denmark. Its territory covers an area of 721 km² and has a population of 37,839 (1 April 2014).
Norddjurs Municipality is part of Business Region Aarhus and of the East Jutland metropolitan area, which had a total population of 1.378 million (2016).
Address: Torvet 3, 8500 Grenaa
Tourism, education and commerce are important sectors in the economy of Norddjurs.
One of the main focus points in the Norddjurs Kommune’s development strategy is oriented towards supporting local small and medium-sized enterprises with the aim of boosting local economy in the municipality. Norddjurs has already implemented initiatives facilitating access to available public services and providing required knowledge regarding the processes for establishing businesses in the area. The municipality has a special interest in tourism-based businesses.
The 5 km long sandy Grenaa Beach is very attractive place for tourism, with a hinterland of summer cottages, including many rentals. The last 1.5 km are seldom visited, ending at the cape of Havknude. Here the beach turns into a stony shoreline, that continues 30 km down the east coast of the peninsula of Djursland, facing the Kattegat between Denmark and Sweden.