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.



The spirit of the village

In Roager you will find plenty of (leisure etc) 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.


There is plenty of activity in Kvik 70, including: 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.

Population Approx. 350 Location South of Esbjerg and Ribe

Schools, after-school care (SFO) & clubs

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven school districts.Children in Roager belong to the school catchment area of the Vadehavskolen. Children in Roager often attend the school campus in Egebæk-Hviding from school years 0- 6 and the campus in Ribe from school years 7-9.


A school bus runs to Egebæk-Hviding and Ribe.


In Egebæk-Hviding you will find:

  • Egebæk-Hviding Skole Vadehav with classes for school years 0-6. (9 km)
  • Associated after-school care programme (SFO) (9 km)
  • Hviding Leisure and Youth Club (9 km)


In Ribe you will find:


At this interactive map you can view all schools in the municipality. The search function located at the top right-hand corner allows you to search by address or school name. If you hit the icon "i" in the top menu, you can click the dots on the map to read more about the schools. 

If you wish to see a map that combines information about schools and childcare you can find it here

Read more about school, school districts and enrollment here.



Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven enrollment districts. 


In Roager you will find:

• Paraplyen (kindergarten) - a section of Børnehus Syd in Egebæk-Hviding

• Several child-minders



During the German duchy most farms in Roager parish were royal tenant farms of Haderslevhus.




A bus runs from Roager to Ribe.



Build your own home

Several building sites are for sale in a new residential area. Read more at Esbjerg Municipality homepage (in Danish). 




Welcome Ambassador

You are welcome to contact the Welcome Ambassador if you are considering a move to Roager or would like to know more about the local community.



Further information

Transportation time by car

38 min.
36 min.
Esbjerg City
36 min.
10 min.
Esbjerg Sports Park
37 min.
Billund Airport
1 t. 6 min.
Esbjerg Airport
34 min.
Next Step City
36 min.
1 t. 33 min.