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
Holbæk.jpg
Coat of arms of Holbæk Municipality
Map DK Holbæk.PNG
Coordinates: 55°42′N 11°42′E / 55.7°N 11.7°E / 55.7; 11.7Coordinates: 55°42′N 11°42′E / 55.7°N 11.7°E / 55.7; 11.7
CountryDenmark
RegionZealand
Established2007
SeatHolbæk
Government
 • MayorChristina Krzyrosiak Hansen (S)
Area
 • Total578.7 km2 (223.4 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2012)
 • Total69,433
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipal code316
Websiteholbaek.dk Edit this at Wikidata

PoliticsEdit

Holbæk's municipal council consists of 31 members, elected every four years. The municipal council has seven political committees.[1]

Municipal councilEdit

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

Election Party Total
seats
Turnout Elected
mayor
A B C F I L O V Ø
2005 9 5 1 2 2 12 31 69.2% Jørn Sørensen (B)
2009 11 1 2 4 3 10 66.7% Søren Kjærsgård (V)
2013 10 2 1 4 12 2 71.4%
2017 9 3 1 1 2 3 4 6 2 73.7% Christina K. Hansen (A)
Data from Kmdvalg.dk 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017

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

The town of HolbækEdit

The number of inhabitants on 1 January:

  • 1980 - 29,578
  • 1985 - 30,154
  • 1990 - 31,151
  • 1995 - 32,485
  • 1999 - 33,555
  • 2000 - 33,864
  • 2003 - 34,500

Image galleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Udvalg" Retrieved 15 September 2019

External linksEdit