Holbæk Municipality

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Holbæk Municipality

Holbæk Kommune
Coat of arms of Holbaek.svg
Coat of arms
Map DK Holbaek.PNG
Country Denmark
Region Region Zealand
Seat Holbæk
Government
  MayorChristina Krzyrosiak Hansen (S)
Area
  Total578.7 km2 (223.4 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2012)
  Total69,433
  Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipal code 316
Website www.holbaek.dk

Holbæk municipality is a municipality (Danish, kommune ) in northeastern Region Sjælland on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in Denmark. The municipality includes the island of Orø, and covers an area of 583 km², and has a total population of 69,010 (2008). Its mayor is Christina Krzyrosiak Hansen, a member of the Social Democrats (Denmark) and the youngest mayor ever in Denmark. The main town and the site of its municipal council is the city of Holbæk. On 1 January 2007 Holbæk municipality was, as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), merged with existing Jernløse, Svinninge, Tornved, and Tølløse municipalities to form a new Holbæk municipality.

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Politics

Holbæk's municipal council consists of 31 members, elected every four years. The municipal council has seven political committees. [1]

Municipal council

Below are the municipal councils elected since the Municipal Reform of 2007.

ElectionPartyTotal
seats
TurnoutElected
mayor
A B C F I L O V Ø
2005 95122123169.2% Jørn Sørensen (B)
2009 1112431066.7% Søren Kjærsgård (V)
2013 1021412271.4%
2017 93112346273.7% Christina K. Hansen (A)
Data from Kmdvalg.dk 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017

Urban areas

The ten largest urban areas in the municipality are:

#LocalityPopulation
1 Holbæk 27,055
2 Jyderup 3,937
3 Tølløse 3,797
4 Svinninge 2,741
5 Vipperød 2,252
6 Regstrup 2.052
7 Mørkøv 1,806
8 Gislinge 1,442
9 Store Merløse 1,197
10 Undløse 1,149

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References

  1. "Udvalg" Retrieved 15 September 2019

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