Frederiksberg Kommune is a municipality on the island of Zealand in Denmark. Part of Copenhagen, it is surrounded by Copenhagen Municipality and its mayor is Jørgen Glenthøj from the Conservative Peoples Party. The city of Frederiksberg is the town in the municipality. Frederiksberg is located as an enclave within the municipality of Copenhagen, the municipality was originally situated west of Copenhagen, but after a number of smaller municipalities were merged with Copenhagen in 1901, it became completely surrounded by Copenhagen. Frederiksberg was one of the three last Danish municipalities not belonging to a County—the others being Copenhagen and Bornholm, on 1 January 2007, the municipality lost its county privileges and became part of Region Hovedstaden. Frederiksberg municipality was not merged with other municipalities as the result of nationwide Kommunalreformen
Vejle Amt is a former county on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula in southern Denmark. The county was abolished effective January 1,2007, when it was divided between Region Midtjylland and Region of Southern Denmark, vejle became the seat of the latter region. The Jelling stones are archaeological treasures erected by Harald Bluetooth to honour his parents, encyclopædia Britannica considers the runic inscriptions as the most well known in Denmark. The Haraldskær Woman is a bog body interred in about 500 BC, discovered in a peat bog with a remarkable state of preservation
North Jutland County
North Jutland County is a former county in northern Denmark. It was located on the half of Vendsyssel-Thy and the northernmost part of the Jutland peninsula. It was the largest county in Denmark, but with a low population. The county seat was Aalborg, Denmarks fourth largest city, the county was abolished effective January 1,2007, when it merged into North Denmark Region. Vendsyssel North Denmark Region Northern Jutland
The Roskilde Festival is a Danish music festival held annually south of Roskilde. It is one of the largest music festivals in Europe and the largest in Northern Europe and it was created in 1971 by two high school students, Mogens Sandfær and Jesper Switzer Møller, and promoter Carl Fischer. In 1972, the festival was taken over by the Roskilde Foundation, in 2014, the Roskilde Foundation provided festival participants with the opportunity to nominate and vote upon which organizations should receive funds raised by the festival. The Roskilde Festival was Denmarks first music-oriented festival created for hippies, and today more of the mainstream youth from Scandinavia. Until the mid-1990s, the festival attracted mostly Scandinavians, but in recent years it has more and more international. The first Roskilde Festival was held on August 28 and 29,1971 and it was inspired by festivals and youth gatherings like Newport, Isle of Wight and Woodstock. It was characterized mainly by poor management but great enthusiasm, in 1978, festival organizers acquired the Canopy Scene, an orange musical stage previously used by The Rolling Stones on a European tour.
Since its beginning, the Canopy Scene and its arches have become a well-known symbol. In the 1990s, electronic music was introduced to the festival, in 1991, Club Roskilde was held, which was an electronic music dance club held in the evenings. In 1995, electronic music artists received their own stage, in the following years, even more room for electronic music was created by the establishment of the chill-out zone and the Roskilde Lounge. Since then, artists like Fatboy Slim, The Prodigy, Basement Jaxx, by the 1990s, the number of tickets offered for sale was restricted and even reduced. Due to steadily increasing popularity of the festival, the number of visitors had increased to up to 125,000, in addition,90,000 tickets for about 25,000 volunteers,5,000 media people and 3,000 artists were added. In order to preserve the quality of the festival, the organizers decided to limit the number of participants. The distance from the rearmost part of the area to the stages of the festival management seemed to have become unreasonable.
The festival had become so popular that the management decided in 1994 to expand the festival area to the west. The festival site was now on divided by the line into two parts. In 1996 was the festival had its own station, which should facilitate the arrival of visitors, in 1997, another tent called Roskilde Ballroom was built. The 2007 edition saw two new tents, replacing Ballroom which presented mainly World music, and Metropol which presented mainly Electronica, in 2010 two stages and Lounge, did not return, due to a slight shift in focus towards fewer, but bigger bands
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
Bornholm is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea, to the east of the rest of Denmark, south of Sweden, northeast of Germany and north of the westernmost part of Poland. The main industries on the island include fishing, dairy farming, tourism is important during the summer. There is a large number of Denmarks round churches on the island. The total area according to www. noegletal. dk was 588.36 square kilometres, the island is called solskinsøen because of its weather and klippeøen because of its geology, which consists of granite, except along the southern coast. The heat from the summer is stored in the rock formations, as a result of the climate, a local variety of the common fig, known as Bornholms Diamond, can grow locally on the island. The islands topography consists of rock formations in the north sloping down towards pine and deciduous forests, farmland in the middle. Strategically located in the Baltic Sea, Bornholm has been fought over for centuries and it has usually been ruled by Denmark, but by Lübeck and Sweden.
The ruin of Hammershus, at the tip of the island, is the largest medieval fortress in northern Europe. Bornholm Regional Municipality, established January 2003 by the merger of Bornholm County with 5 municipalities, Bornholm was one of the three last Danish municipalities not belonging to a county — the others were Copenhagen and Frederiksberg. On 1 January 2007, the municipality lost its county status. The island is situated between 54/59/11 and 55/17/30 northern latitude and 14/45 and 15/11 eastern longitude and it typically takes 3 hours for passengers and freight to travel between Rønne and Copenhagen via Ystad in Sweden. There is a ferry departure mostly reserved for freight of goods between Rønne and Køge, if there is capacity on a departure, normal passengers can come aboard. There are routes to Sassnitz and Świnoujście. Between Bornholm Airport and Copenhagen Airport by airplane it is 25 minutes, the Ertholmene archipelago is located 18 kilometres to the northeast of Bornholm. These islands, which do not belong to a municipality or region, are administered by the Danish Ministry of Defence, many inhabitants speak the Bornholmsk dialect, which is officially a dialect of Danish.
Bornholmsk retains three grammatical genders, like Icelandic and most dialects of Norwegian, but unlike standard Danish and its phonology includes archaisms and innovations. This makes the difficult to understand for some Danish speakers. However, Swedish speakers often consider Bornholmian to be easier to understand than standard Danish, the intonation resembles the Scanian dialect spoken in nearby Scania, the southernmost province of Sweden
Greve Municipality is a municipality about 21 km south-west of Copenhagen in Region Sjælland on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 60 km², and has a population of 47,773. The site of its council is the town of Greve Strand. Greve Municipality was formed in 1970, as part of the kommunalreform of that year and it was established by combining the following parishes, Greve Hundige Karlslunde Karlslunde Strand Kildebrønde Mosede Tune. Greve municipality was one of the municipalities that was not merged with any others on 1 January 2007 in the nationwide Kommunalreformen, until the 1960s the area was primarily agricultural, and most businesses in town were concentrated along the coastal road Strandvejen. With numerous holiday cottages near the coast of Køge Bugt, this was the destination for inhabitants of Copenhagen on holiday away from the hustle and bustle of the city. During the late 1960s and into the 1970s, many people moved out of Copenhagen.
Around 1980 the S-train railroad network was expanded towards Køge, today, it serves primarily as a residential municipality, functioning as a suburb for the larger Copenhagen area. Municipal statistics, NetBorger Kommunefakta, delivered from KMD aka Kommunedata Municipal mergers and neighbors, Eniro map with named municipalities Official website Krak searchable/printable map
West Zealand County
West Zealand County is a former county in the west-central part of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The county was formed on 1 April 1970, comprising a few former counties, the county was abolished effective January 1,2007, when it merged into Region Sjælland. The county was responsible for public hospitals, upper schools and schools for Higher Preparatory Examination, public transport. The County Hall was located in the town of Sorø, Sorø is by no means the biggest city in West Zealand, but it has great historical value. It is famed for the Sorø Academy, an institution built in 1140 together with the church where Queen Margaret I of Denmark was buried. Many people live in West Zealand but work in the metropolitan area of Copenhagen. West Zealand County website - list of county mayors The Association of County Councils Tourist information Sorø Akademi