Holstebro Municipality

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Holstebro
Holstebro [left edge] is north of Herning and west of Viborg, on Denmark's Jutland peninsula.
Holstebro [left edge] is north of Herning and west of Viborg, on Denmark's Jutland peninsula.
Holstebro is located in Denmark
Holstebro
Holstebro
Location of Holstebro in Denmark
Coordinates: 56°22′N 8°37′E / 56.367°N 8.617°E / 56.367; 8.617Coordinates: 56°22′N 8°37′E / 56.367°N 8.617°E / 56.367; 8.617
CountryDenmark
RegionRegion Midtjylland
MunicipalitiesHolstebro Municipality
Government
 • MayorH. C. Østerby (S)
Population
(1 April 2014)
 • Total57,411
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websiteholstebro.dk

Holstebro Municipality is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Midtjylland on the Jutland peninsula in west Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 801.55 km2 (309.48 sq mi), and has a population of 57,411 (1 April 2014). Its mayor is H. C. Østerby, a member of the Social Democratic party.

The main town and the site of its municipal council is the town of Holstebro.

On January 1, 2007 Holstebro municipality was, due to Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), merged with existing Ulfborg-Vemb and Vinderup municipalities to form the new Holstebro municipality.

The town of Holstebro[edit]

The town, lying on both sides of Storåen ("The Large Creek"), has a population of 34,241 (2011). It is a member of the Douzelage twinning ring of towns.

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