Ringsted Municipality

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Ringsted Municipality
Ringsted Kommune
A street in Ringsted
A street in Ringsted
Map DK Ringsted.PNG
Country Denmark
Region Region Zealand
Seat Ringsted
 • Mayor Henrik Hvidesten (V)
 • Total 295.48 km2 (114.09 sq mi)
Population (1 January 1, 2012)
 • Total 33,062
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipal code 329
Website www.ringsted.dk

Ringsted Municipality is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Sjælland on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in east Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 295 km², and has a total population of 32,092 (2008). Its mayor is Henrik Hvidesten, a member of Venstre

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

Ringsted municipality was not be merged with other municipalities by January 1, 2007 as the result of nationwide Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007).

Urban areas[edit]

The ten largest urban areas in the municipality are:

# Locality Population
1 Ringsted 21,151
2 Jystrup 744
3 Ørslev 672
4 Kværkeby 598
5 Vetterslev 562
6 Høm 472
7 Vigersted 470
8 Sneslev 390
9 Farendløse 362
10 Gyrstinge 348

Others include Ortved.


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Coordinates: 55°27′N 11°49′E / 55.450°N 11.817°E / 55.450; 11.817