Rødovre Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. Its mayor is Britt Jensen. She is a member of the Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterne) political party who hold a majority of seats in the council.
|• Mayor||Britt Jensen (S)|
|• Total||12.20 km2 (4.71 sq mi)|
(1 January 2020)
|• Density||3,300/km2 (8,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
The municipality was created in 1901 when the parish of Rødovre was split from Brønshøj-Rødovre parish; the Brønshøj part was simultaneously annexed by the city of Copenhagen.
The municipality reforms of 1970 and of 2007 both left the boundaries of Rødovre unchanged.
Erik Nielsen was replaced by Britt Jensen as mayor by a vote in the municipal council 19 March 2020 because the former made use of an official car although he only had one kilometer to work. She was the only candidate.
The municipality covers an area of 12 km2, all part of the larger conurbation of Copenhagen.
As of 1 January 2020 the municipality had 40,652 inhabitants of which 101 had no fixed address. The population number was 36,144 1 January 2008. Demographically Rødovre is a multi-cultured mixed suburb with no larger ethnic group of people. People from many different countries and middle-class/lower-class inhabitants live next to each other.
Rødovre is the home town of the ice-hockey team Rødovre Mighty Bulls.
Rødovre's municipal council consists of 19 members, elected every four years.
Below are the municipal councils elected since the Municipal Reform of 2007.
|2005||11||1||1||1||2||2||1||19||64.0%||Erik Nielsen (A)|
|Data from Kmdvalg.dk 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017|
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