Egedal Municipality

Egedal Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden in Denmark. It covers an area of 125.79 km2 (48.57 sq mi) with a total population of 42,297 (1 April 2014). Its mayor is Karsten Søndergaard, a member of the Liberal Party (Venstre) political party.

Egedal Municipality
City hall
City hall
Coat of arms of Egedal Municipality
Map DK Egedal.PNG
Coordinates: 55°46′07″N 12°12′46″E / 55.76861°N 12.21278°E / 55.76861; 12.21278Coordinates: 55°46′07″N 12°12′46″E / 55.76861°N 12.21278°E / 55.76861; 12.21278
CountryDenmark
RegionHovedstaden
Established1 January 2007
SeatØlstykke
Government
 • MayorKarsten Søndergaard (V)
Area
 • Total125.79 km2 (48.57 sq mi)
Population
 (1 April 2014)
 • Total42 297
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipal code240
Websitewww.egedalkommune.dk Edit this at Wikidata

HistoryEdit

On 1 January 2007 Egedal municipality was created as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), consisting of the former municipalities of Ledøje-Smørum (Copenhagen County), Ølstykke (Frederiksborg County), and Stenløse (Frederiksborg County).

LocationsEdit

Ølstykke-Stenløse 22,003
Smørumnedre 9,949
Ganløse 2,884
Veksø 1,799
Slagslunde 903
Ledøje 773
Laanshøj 597
Tangbjerg 597
Buresø 496
Søsum 312

PoliticsEdit

Municipal councilEdit

Egedal's municipal council consists of 21 members, elected every four years.

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

Election Party Total
seats
Turnout Elected
mayor
A B C E F I O V
2005 5 1 8 2 1 10 27 77.1% Svend Kjærgaard (V)
2009 4 1 6 1 3 1 5 21 73.7% Willy Eliasen (V)
2013 5 2 4 1 1 2 6 77.3%
2017 6 3 2 1 1 2 6 75.8% Karsten Søndergaard (V)
Data from Kmdvalg.dk 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017

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