Esbjerg Municipality is a municipality in Region of Southern Denmark on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. Its mayor is Johnny Søtrup, from the Venstre political party, by 1 January 2007, the old Esbjerg municipality was, as the result of Kommunalreformen, merged with the former Bramming and Ribe municipalities to form the new Esbjerg municipality. This municipality has an area of 741 km² and a population of 114,244. The main town and the site of its council is the city of Esbjerg. Neighboring municipalities with land connection are Tønder to the south, Haderslev to the southeast, Vejen to the east, the neighboring municipality to the west is Fanø, an island municipality located in Fanø Bay. Beyond the island of Fanø and Fanø Bay is the North Sea
Skanderborg Municipality is a municipality in Region Midtjylland on the Jutland peninsula in central Denmark, just southwest of Aarhus and is a part of the East Jutland metropolitan area. It has an area of 429.17 km², and has a population of 58,283 and its mayor as of 1 January 2010 is Jørgen Gaarde, representing the Social Democrats political party. Skanderborg is the main town, and serves as the seat of the municipal council. The former municipality covered an area of 143.22 km² and its last mayor was Aleksander Aagaard, a member of the agrarian liberal Venstre political party
Gladsaxe Kommune is a municipality near Copenhagen in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 25 km2, and has a population of 66,693. Its mayor is Karin Søjberg Holst, a member of the Social Democrats political party, the site of its municipal council is the town of Buddinge. Other towns in the municipality are Gladsaxe, Bagsværd, and Mørkhøj –, Mørkhøj, Værebro in Bagsværd and Høje-Gladsaxe are larger housing projects and home to many immigrants and being typical for many concrete highrise suburbs in Copenhagen. Picture of Gladsaxe Heights, At Gladsaxe, there is a 206.5 metres tall guyed TV mast and it was the first TV transmission site in Denmark. Since 2014, Gladsaxe been home to Copenhagen gem and mineral show, the show is an annual two-day event that attracts exhibitors from all around the world and an audience of thousands from Denmark and Sweden. Gladsaxe municipality was not merged with other municipalities by 1 January 2007 as the result of nationwide Kommunalreformen, Gladsaxe municipality is home to many company headquarters, including those of Novo Nordisk and Scandinavian Tobacco Group and MT Højgaard
Region of Southern Denmark
At the same time, smaller municipalities were merged into larger units, cutting the number of municipalities from 271 before 1 January 2006 to 98. The regional capital is Vejle but Odense is the regions largest city and home to the campus of the University of Southern Denmark with branch campuses in Esbjerg, Kolding. Region of Southern Denmark is the westernmost of the Danish administrative regions and it consists of the former counties of Funen and South Jutland, adding ten municipalities from the former Vejle County. The territories formerly belonging to Vejle County consist of the new municipalities of Fredericia, Vejle, a total of 78 municipalities were combined to a total of 22 new entities. The GDP per inhabitants of this region raised 32.600 € in 2009, University of Southern Denmark Media related to Region Syddanmark at Wikimedia Commons Region of Southern Denmarks homepage
Capital Region of Denmark
At the same time, smaller municipalities were merged into larger units, cutting the number of municipalities from 271 before 1 January 2006, when Ærø Municipality was created, to 98. The reform was implemented on January 1,2007, the main task for the Danish regions are hospitals and healthcare. So its not to be confused with Copenhagen Metropolitan Area nor with the Øresund Region, the Capital Region of Denmark consists of the municipalities of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg, the former counties of Copenhagen and Frederiksborg, and the regional municipality of Bornholm. In Danish the name is Region Hovedstaden, which is one of five regions in Denmark, before 2007, a Danish Capital Region, did exist, but it did not cover exactly the same area and did not have the same legal function. The primary function of Capital Region of Denmark, as all the regions of Denmark, is to own. Note that the region is not a district in the US or Australian meaning of the term. The region does not include the Ertholmene archipelago which are situated to the northeast of Bornholm, the following hospitals sort under Capital Region of Denmark.
Hans Hospital in Roskilde There are 29 municipalities in the Capital Region of Denmark, Regions of Denmark North Zealand Media related to Region Hovedstaden at Wikimedia Commons
Horsens municipality is a municipality in Region Midtjylland on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula in central Denmark. The municipality includes the island of Endelave, and covers an area of 524.21 km² and it has a population of 85,911. Its mayor is Peter Sørensen, a member of the Social Democrats political party, the main town and the site of its municipal council is the city of Horsens
Aalborg Municipality is a municipality in Region Nordjylland on the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. It has an area of 1,143.99 km², population 197,426. It is the name of the main city Aalborg. As of 1 January 2007 Aalborg municipality joined with the municipalities of Hals, the former Aalborg municipality, including the island of Egholm, covered an area of 560 km2, with a total population of 192,353. Its last mayor was Henning G. Jensen, a member of the Social Democrats political party. The former municipality was bordered by Sejlflod and Hals to the east, Dronninglund and Brønderslev to the north and Nibe to the west and it belonged to North Jutland County. The waters in the Limfjord splitting the municipality are called Langerak to the east, the island of Egholm is located in Gjøl Bredning, and is connected by ferry to the city of Aalborg at its southern shore. The area is typical for the north of Jutland, to the west the Limfjord broadens into an irregular lake, with low, marshy shores and many islands.
Northwest is Store Vildmose, a swamp where a mirage is seen in summer. Southeast lies the similar Lille Vildmose, Store Vildmose was drained and farmed in the beginning of the 20th century, and Lille Vildmose is now the largest moor in Denmark. Aalborg City has a population at 123,432. The metropolitan area is a conurbation of the Aalborg urban area in Himmerland, North Flying has its head office on the property of Aalborg Airport in Nørresundby, Aalborg Municipality. Distribution of the 31 seats in the municipal council, Municipal statistics, NetBorger Kommunefakta, delivered from KMD a. k. a. Kommunedata Municipal mergers and neighbors, Eniro map with named municipalities Aalborg in figures 2008, a publication from Aalborg Municipality
Their combined population stands at 763,908. The Municipality of Copenhagen is the most populous in the country with a population of 602,481 inhabitants, the municipal seat of government is the Copenhagen City Hall. The Lord Mayor of Copenhagen is Frank Jensen, since 2010, the relationship between Copenhagen Municipality and the wider city of Copenhagen is one of an administrative unit within a significantly larger city, cf. the City of London or the City of Brussels. In the Middle Ages, Copenhagen was defined as the area enclosed within the city walls, the city centre lies in the area originally defined by the old ramparts, which are still referred to as the Fortification Ring and kept as a partial green band around it. In 1856 the ramparts were pulled down allowing for growth and expansion, in 1901 the city expanded to include Amager and Valby, while Frederiksberg became an enclave within the municipality. The Finger Plan in the half of the 20th century led to expansion outside of the municipal boundary.
Copenhagen Municipality was one of the three last Danish municipalities not belonging to a county, the others being Frederiksberg Municipality and Bornholm, on 1 January 2007, the municipality lost its county privileges and became part of Region Hovedstaden. Copenhagen Municipality is a division covering the central city and certain additional areas. It encloses Frederiksberg Municipality and stretches east to the waterfront, neighboring municipalities are Gentofte and Herlev to the north, Rødovre and Hvidovre to the west, and Tårnby to the south. The City Hall Square is the old centre of the city, from which an old shopping street leads northeast to Kongens Nytorv, christiansborg Palace, which houses the Danish parliament, is located on the islet of Slotsholmen. The municipality is divided into ten administrative and tax districts, the suffix -bro in the names Østerbro, Nørrebro and Amagerbro should not be confused with the Danish word for bridge, which is bro. The term is thought to be an abbreviation or short form of the Danish word brolagt meaning paved, the two figures for 1 February 1901 are before and after the municipality annexed some nearby parishes.
The apparent decline since the mid-1900s are due to the figures not including the suburban and urban areas - notably Frederiksberg - outside Copenhagen municipality, Copenhagen Municipality is distinct from the wider Copenhagen urban area. The seat of Copenhagens municipal council is the Copenhagen City Hall, the council is chaired by the Lord Mayor—currently Frank Jensen—who oversees the civic duties of the fifty-five representatives of the council. The council usually meets every week at 17,30 on a Thursday. All members of the council are elected every four years, in the municipal elections in November 2013, the Social Democrats remained in first place with 27. 8% of the vote, while the Red-Green Alliance was in second place with 19. 5%. The Social Democrats have claimed the office of mayor for the past 110 years and it has six political committees and a finance committee. The annual budget for the city is proposed in August and finalized in October, the accounting firm Deloitte is responsible for auditing the City of Copenhagens accounts
Roskilde municipality is a municipality in Region Sjælland,30 km west of Copenhagen on the island of Zealand in east Denmark. The biggest city is Roskilde, the municipality covers an area of 212 km² and she is a member of Socialdemokraterne. Neighboring municipalities are Egedal to the northeast and Solrød to the southeast, Høje-Taastrup to the east, Køge to the south, to the north-west is Roskilde Fjord. By January 1,2007 the former Roskilde municipality was merged with Gundsø and Ramsø municipalities into the current one, the name of the new municipality is still Roskilde Kommune. The town hall is situated in the city of Roskilde, at Køgevej 80 and it formerly belonged to Roskilde County. The ten largest urban areas in the municipality are, MGA Entertainments Denmark division has its headquarters in Roskilde in Roskilde Municipality, accident Investigation Board Denmark is headquartered in Roskilde in Roskilde Municipality. Municipal statistics, NetBorger Kommunefakta, delivered from KMD aka Kommunedata Municipal mergers and neighbours, Eniro new municipalities map Official website
Silkeborg municipality is a municipality in Region Midtjylland on the Jutland peninsula in central Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 857.16 km², and has a population of 89,707 and its mayor is Steen Vindum, of the party Venstre. The main town and the site of its council is the town of Silkeborg. On 1 January 2007 Silkeborg municipality was, as the result of Kommunalreformen, merged with Gjern, the town is of Silkeborg is divided north and south by the lake, Silkeborg Langsø, which at the eastern side of the town, resolves into the Guden River. Silkeborg was the town of COBRA painter Asger Jorn, and has several interesting art museums and excibitions, including Museum Jorn