Holsted Municipality

Last updated

Holsted Municipality is a former municipality (Danish, kommune ) in Region of Southern Denmark on the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 190 km², and had a total population of 6,965 (2005). Its last mayor was Carl Aaskov, a member of the Venstre (Liberal Party) political party. [1] The main town and site of its municipal council was the town of Holsted.

On January 1, 2007, Holsted municipality ceased to exist due to Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007). It was merged with Brørup, Rødding, and Vejen municipalities to form the new Vejen municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 817 km² and a total population of 41,350 (2005).

Related Research Articles

Karlebo Kommune was until January 1, 2007 a municipality in Frederiksborg County on the east coast of the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark.

Billund Municipality

Billund is a municipality in the center of the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark. Formerly the municipality belonged to Ribe County. The new, merged municipality covers an area of 540.18 km², and has a total population of 26,172 (2010). Its mayor is Ib Kristensen, a member of Venstre political party. The site of its municipal council is the town of Grindsted, which is the largest town in the municipality followed by the city of Billund.

Until 1 January 2007 Bramming was a municipality in Ribe County on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 170 km², and had a total population of 13,638 (2005). Its last mayor was Karl Kristian Knudtzen, a member of the Venstre political party. The main town and the site of its municipal council was the town of Bramming, with a population of 7,063.

Brørup

Brørup is a town with a population of 4,521 in Vejen Municipality, Region of Southern Denmark in Denmark.

Until 1 January 2007, Grindsted municipality was a municipality in Ribe County on the Jutland Peninsula in south-west Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 382 km², and had a total population of 17,379 (2005).

Vejen Municipality

Vejen Municipality is a municipality in Region of Southern Denmark on the Jutland peninsula in south Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 817 km², and has a total population of 42,447 (2008). Its mayor is Egon Fræhr, a member of the Venstre political party.

Bredebro Town in Denmark

Bredebro is a small town with a population of 1,429 in Region of Southern Denmark in Denmark on the Jutland peninsula. The town was the original home of the ECCO shoe manufacturing company.

Rødding Place in Region of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Rødding is a town with a population of 2,678 in Southern Denmark. The city is located in Vejen municipality in Region of Southern Denmark on the Jutland peninsula.

Rønnede was a municipality in the former Storstrøm County in south Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 125 km², and had a total population of 7,289 (2005). Its last mayor was Kurt Rosner, a member of the Venstre political party.

Until January 1, 2007 Suså was a municipality in the former Storstrøm County in the southern part of the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in south Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 145 km², and had a total population of 8,529 (2005). Its last mayor was Poul Erik Sørensen, a member of the Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterne) political party. The main town and the site of its municipal council was the town of Glumsø.

Until 1 January 2007 Munkebo municipality was a municipality in former Funen County on the northeast coast of the island of Funen in central Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 19 km2, and had a total population of 5,720 (2005). Its last mayor was Palle Hansborg-Sørensen, a member of the Social Democrats (Denmark) (Socialdemokraterne) political party. The main city and the site of its municipal council was the town of Munkebo.

Until January 1, 2007, Glamsbjerg municipality was a municipality in Funen County on the island of Funen in central Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 91 km², and had a total population of 5,909 (2005). Its last mayor was Ankjær Stenskrog, a member of the Venstre political party. The municipality's main town and the site of its municipal council was the town of Glamsbjerg, which is located on the main road between the cities of Odense and Assens.

Until 1 January 2007, Broby municipality was a municipality in Funen County in central Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 100 km², and had a total population of 6,353 (2005). Its last mayor was Erling Bonnesen, a member of the Venstre political party. The main town and the site of its municipal council was the city of Nørre Broby.

Until 1 January 2007, Bjergsted was a municipality in West Zealand County on the west coast of the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in Denmark. The municipality included the islands of Sejrø and Nekselø, and covered an area of 138.62 km². It had a total population of 8,047 (2005). Its last mayor was Gert Larsen, a member of the Venstre political party. The main town and the site of its municipal council was the town of Svebølle.

Until January 1, 2007 Lunderskov municipality was a municipality in Vejle County near the east coast of the Jutland peninsula in southeast Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 96 km2, and had a total population of 5,478 (2005). Its last mayor was Hans Peter Andersen, a member of the Venstre political party. The main town and the site of its municipal council was the town of Lunderskov, located ca. halfway between the cities of Kolding and Vejen, just south of the Esbjerg Motorway.

Until 1 January 2007 Stenlille municipality was a municipality in the former West Zealand County on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in east Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 94 km², and had a total population of 5,544 (2005). Its last mayor was Vagn Guldborg, a member of the Venstre political party. The main town and the site of its municipal council was the town of Stenlille.

Brædstrup Municipality

Until 1 January 2007, Brædstrup municipality was a municipality in Vejle County on the Jutland peninsula in central Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 201 km², and had a total population of 8.728 (2005). Its last mayor was Torkild Skifter, a member of the Venstre political party. The main town and the site of its municipal council was the town of Brædstrup.

Rudersdal Municipality Municipality in Region Hovedstaden, Denmark

Rudersdal Municipality is a part suburban, part rural municipality located on the northern outskirts of Copenhagen, Denmark. It covers an area of 73 km² and has a population of 56,133. The distance from Copenhagen City Hall Square is approximately 20 km. The western part of the municipality is served by the Hillerød radial of the S-train network while the eastern part is served by the Coast Line. Administratively Rudersdal Municipality belongs to Region Hovedstaden.

Ribe Municipality is a former municipality in Denmark. It was located on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula and belonged to Ribe County. It was abolished effective 1 January 2007. The municipal seat was located in the town of Ribe.

Holsted Town in Region of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Holsted is a town located in the Vejen Municipality, in the Region of Southern Denmark. It was previously the seat of the Holsted Municipality.

References

  1. danske kommuner, Borgmesterfakta: Holsted

Coordinates: 55°30′37″N8°55′4″E / 55.51028°N 8.91778°E / 55.51028; 8.91778