Municipalities of Denmark

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Denmark is divided into 13 counties (amter), and 271 municipalities (kommuner).

The municipalities are listed below the county in which they are found (if any):

Bornholm (capital: Rønne)

Frederiksberg

  • Frederiksberg Municipality has county privileges and is a city within metropolitan Copenhagen.

København (Copenhagen)

  • Copenhagen Municipality has county privileges.
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Frederiksborg County (capital: Hillerød)

Fyn County (Funen, capital: Odense)

København County (Copenhagen)

- surrounds Copenhagen Municipality and Frederiksberg Municipality.

Nordjylland County (North Jutland, capital: Ålborg)

Ribe County

Ringkjøbing County

Roskilde County

Storstrøm County (capital: Nykøbing Falster)

Sønderjylland County (South Jutland, capital: Åbenrå)

Vejle County

Vestsjælland County (West Zealand, capital Sorø)

Viborg County

Aarhus County

Municipality Reform 2007

As of July 2004, the government is in the process of reforming the regions (the Municipality Reform, Kommunalreformen). The 13 counties (amter) will be replaced with 5 new regions (regioner), while the 271 municipalities will be consolidated into around 100 larger units of at least 20,000 inhabitants and take over most of the responsibilities of the current counties.


See also: Category:Municipalities of Denmarkda:Kommuner i Danmark de:Kommune (Dänemark) pt:Municípios da Dinamarca sv:Danmarks kommuner

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