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Holbæk Municipality

Holbæk municipality is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in northeastern Region Sjælland on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in Denmark. The municipality includes the island of Orø, and covers an area of 583 km², and has a total population of 69,010 (2008). Its mayor is Christina Krzyrosiak Hansen, a member of the Social Democrats (Denmark) and the youngest mayor ever in Denmark. The main town and the site of its municipal council is the city of Holbæk. On 1 January 2007 Holbæk municipality was, as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), merged with existing Jernløse, Svinninge, Tornved, and Tølløse municipalities to form a new Holbæk municipality.

Holbæk Municipality

Holbæk Kommune
Coat of arms of Holbæk Municipality
Coat of arms
Map DK Holbæk.PNG
RegionRegion Zealand
 • MayorChristina Krzyrosiak Hansen (S)
 • Total578.7 km2 (223.4 sq mi)
(1 January 2012)
 • Total69,433
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipal code316


Urban areasEdit

The ten largest urban areas in the municipality are:

# Locality Population
1 Holbæk 27,055
2 Jyderup 3,937
3 Tølløse 3,797
4 Svinninge 2,741
5 Vipperød 2,252
6 Regstrup 2.052
7 Mørkøv 1,806
8 Gislinge 1,442
9 Store Merløse 1,197
10 Undløse 1,149

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Coordinates: 55°42′N 11°42′E / 55.7°N 11.7°E / 55.7; 11.7