Hillerød Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden ("Capital Region"). The municipality covers an area of 191 km² (74 sq. miles), and has a total population of 48,728 (1 April 2014). The mayor of the municipality as of 1 January 2014 is Dorte Meldgaard, a member of the Conservative political party.
|• Mayor||Dorte Meldgaard (C)|
|• Total||212.99 km2 (82.24 sq mi)|
|Population (1 April 2014)|
|• Density||230/km2 (590/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
The main town and the site of its municipal council is the town also named as Hillerød. The city of Hillerød also houses the administrative capital of Region Hovedstaden.
On 1 January 2007, Hillerød municipality was merged with Skævinge municipality, as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007), forming the new Hillerød municipality. At the same time, it became the capital of Region Hovedstaden, a new region that includes the Danish capital of Copenhagen, about 25 km to the southeast.
The ten largest urban areas in the municipality are: