Thyborøn-Harboøre Municipality

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Until January 1, 2007 Thyborøn-Harboøre was a municipality (Danish, kommune ) in the former Ringkjøbing County on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in west Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 42 km², and had a total population of 4,690 (2005). Its last mayor was Erik Flyvholm.

Danish language North Germanic language spoken in Denmark

Danish is a North Germanic language spoken by around six million people, principally in Denmark and in the region of Southern Schleswig in northern Germany, where it has minority language status. Also, minor Danish-speaking communities are found in Norway, Sweden, Spain, the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Argentina. Due to immigration and language shift in urban areas, around 15–20% of the population of Greenland speak Danish as their first language.

Ringkjøbing County county of Denmark 1970-2006

Ringkjøbing Amt is a former county on the Jutland peninsula in western Denmark. It had the lowest population density of all the Danish counties. The county was abolished effective January 1, 2007, when it merged into Region Midtjylland.

Jutland mainland of Denmark, a peninsula north of Germany

Jutland, also known as the Cimbric or Cimbrian Peninsula, is a peninsula of Northern Europe that forms the continental portion of Denmark and part of northern Germany. The names are derived from the Jutes and the Cimbri, respectively.

The main town and the site of its municipal council was the town of Thyborøn.

Thyborøn town in Denmark

Thyborøn is a fishing village in Jutland, Denmark with a population of 2,119, primarily famous for being the site of numerous shipwrecks, such as that of the Imperial Russian naval vessel Alexander Neuski.

To the east are the waters of Nissum Bredning, a large body of water connected to the North Sea, which lies directly to the west of the former municipality. The waters of the North Sea enter the Nissum Bredning through the Thyborøn Channel (Thyborøn Kanal), which lie directly to the north of the former municipality, and which separate it from Sydthy municipality to the north. The Nissum Bredning is the westernmost part of the Limfjord (Limfjorden), a shallow sound that separates the island of Vendsyssel-Thy to the north of the former municipality from the rest of the Jutland Peninsula.

North Sea marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean

The North Sea is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between the United Kingdom, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France. An epeiric sea on the European continental shelf, it connects to the ocean through the English Channel in the south and the Norwegian Sea in the north. It is more than 456 kilometres (283 mi) long and 124 kilometres (77 mi) wide, with an area of around 53,910 square kilometres (20,810 sq mi).

Limfjord sound in Denmark

The Limfjord is a shallow part of the sea, located in Denmark where it is regarded as a fjord ever since the Vikings. However it has inlets both from the North Sea and Kattegat and hence separates the island of North Jutlandic Island from the rest of the Jutland Peninsula. It extends from Thyborøn Channel on the North Sea to Hals on the Kattegat. It is approximately 180 kilometres long and of an irregular shape with numerous bays, narrowings, and islands, most notably Mors, and the smaller ones Fur, Venø, Jegindø, Egholm and Livø. It is deepest at Hvalpsund.

Thyborøn-Harboøre municipality ceased to exist as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007). It was merged into Lemvig Municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 510 km² and a total population of 22,760 (2005). The new municipality belongs to Central Denmark Region (Region Midtjylland).

Lemvig Municipality municipality of Denmark

Lemvig is a municipality in Region Midtjylland on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in west Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 516.63 km2, and has a population of 20,657. Its mayor is Erik Flyvholm, a member of the Venstre political party.

Central Denmark Region Region of Denmark in Aarhus

Central Denmark Region, or more directly translated as Central Jutland Region and sometimes simply Mid Jutland, is an administrative region of Denmark established on 1 January 2007 as part of the 2007 Danish Municipal Reform. The reform abolished the traditional counties (amter) and replaced them with five new administrative regions. At the same time, smaller municipalities were merged into larger units, cutting the total number of municipalities from 271 to 98. Central Denmark Region comprises 19 municipalities.

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