Norddjurs Municipality

Norddjurs is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Midtjylland in Denmark. It covers an area of 723.15 km² and has a population of 37,839 (1 April 2014).

Norddjurs
Grenaa Freizeithafen.JPG
Coat of arms of Norddjurs
Location in Denmark
Location in Denmark
Coordinates: 56°30′N 10°48′E / 56.5°N 10.8°E / 56.5; 10.8Coordinates: 56°30′N 10°48′E / 56.5°N 10.8°E / 56.5; 10.8
CountryDenmark
RegionCentral Denmark
Established1 January 2007
Government
 • MayorKasper Bjerregaard
Area
 • Total661 km2 (255 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total38,144
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitewww.norddjurs.dk Edit this at Wikidata

On 1 January 2007 Norddjurs municipality was created as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), consisting of the former municipalities of Grenå, Nørre Djurs and Rougsø, along with the eastern part of Sønderhald municipality. It includes the island of Anholt in its extreme northeast.

The municipality is part of Business Region Aarhus and of the East Jutland metropolitan area, which had a total population of 1.378 million in 2016.[1][2]

LocationsEdit

Grenaa 14,000
Auning 2,900
Allingåbro 1,800
Ørsted 1,400
Trustrup 790
Vivild 790
Bønnerup Strand 740
Ørum 700
Glesborg 580

PoliticsEdit

Municipal councilEdit

Norddjurs' 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 C F I L O V Ø
2005 11 1 1 3 1 10 27 69.2% Torben Jensen (L)
2009 11 1 3 4 2 6 66.2% Jan Petersen (A)
2013 11 1 1 2 2 2 6 2 70.4%
2017 11 2 2 2 3 6 1 69.0%
Data from Kmdvalg.dk 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017

ParishesEdit

SourcesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "What is Business Region Aarhus". businessregionaarhus.dk. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Tal og statistik" [Figures and Statistics] (in Danish). Byregion Østjylland. Archived from the original on 27 April 2016. Retrieved 25 April 2016.

External linksEdit