Mariagerfjord Municipality

Mariagerfjord is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in North Jutland Region in Denmark. It covers an area of 723.63 km² (2011) and a has a population of 42,093 (2014).

Mariagerfjord
A sailboat in Mariager Fjord
A sailboat in Mariager Fjord
Coat of arms of Mariagerfjord
Location in Denmark
Location in Denmark
Coordinates: 56°41′N 9°56′E / 56.68°N 9.93°E / 56.68; 9.93Coordinates: 56°41′N 9°56′E / 56.68°N 9.93°E / 56.68; 9.93
CountryDenmark
RegionNorth Jutland
Established1 January 2007
Government
 • MayorMogens Jespersen
Area
 • Total769 km2 (297 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total42,131
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitewww.mariagerfjord.dk Edit this at Wikidata

On 1 January 2007 Mariagerfjord municipality was created as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), consisting of the former municipalities of Arden, Hadsund and Hobro, and the major part of Mariager, and a very small part of Aalestrup and a very small part of Nørager municipality.

The municipality consists of the land around Mariager Fjord, its namesake.

LocationsEdit

Hobro 12,000
Hadsund 5,000
Mariager 2,500
Arden 2,500
Assens 1,400
Valsgård 1,100
Als 900
Øster Hurup 700
Astrup 500

PoliticsEdit

Municipal councilEdit

Mariagerfjord's municipal council consists of 29 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 O V
2005 13 1 1 1 1 12 29 72.6% Hans Christian Maarup (A)
2009 13 1 1 2 2 10 68.2%
2013 13 1 1 3 11 72.8% Mogens Jespersen (V)
2017 11 1 1 1 3 12 71.1%
Data from Kmdvalg.dk 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017

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