Fredensborg Municipality

Fredensborg Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden (Capital Region). The municipality covers an area of 112.13 km2 and has a total population of 39,551 (as of 1 April 2014). Its mayor, since 2010, is Thomas Lykke Pedersen, a member of the Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterne) political party.

Fredensborg
Fredensborg Slot i januar.jpg
Coat of arms of Fredensborg
Coat of arms
Location in Denmark
Location in Denmark
Coordinates: 55°58′N 12°24′E / 55.97°N 12.4°E / 55.97; 12.4Coordinates: 55°58′N 12°24′E / 55.97°N 12.4°E / 55.97; 12.4
CountryDenmark
RegionHovedstaden
Established2007
Government
 • MayorThomas Lykke Pedersen
Area
 • Total112.10 km2 (43.28 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total40,112
 • Density360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitewww.fredensborg.dk Edit this at Wikidata

The municipality was created on 1 January 2007, in a merger of the former municipalities of Karlebo Kommune and Fredensborg-Humlebæk Kommune.

Fredensborg Palace is the Danish Royal Family’s spring and autumn residence. Queen Ingrid of Denmark and Prince Consort Henrik died there.

LocationsEdit

Kokkedal 15,354
Humlebæk 9,746
Fredensborg 8,769
Nivå 8,011

PoliticsEdit

Municipal councilEdit

Fredensborg's municipal council consists of 27 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 D F I L O V Ø
2005 8 2 4 2 1 1 9 27 70.7% Olav Aaen (V)
2009 8 2 4 4 1 1 7 67.8% Thomas Lykke Pedersen (A)
2013 9 2 2 1 1 1 2 8 1 74.6%
2017 10 3 2 1 1 2 7 1 73.2%
Data from Kmdvalg.dk 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017

AttractionsEdit

The best known attraction in the municipality is the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Fredensborg is twinned with:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Venskabsbyforum". fredensborg.dk (in Danish). Fredensborg Kommune. Retrieved 2021-04-14.

External linksEdit