Sindal Municipality

Sindal Municipality was a municipality (Danish: kommune) in Denmark. It was located on the island of Vendsyssel-Thy at the top of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark and belonged to North Jutland County. It was abolished effective 1 January 2007. The municipal seat was located in the town of Sindal.

Sindal Municipality
Sindal Kommune
Former Municipality
Coat of arms of Sindal Municipality
CountryDenmark
CountyNorth Jutland County
Formed1966
Dissolved2007
Area
 • Total242 km2 (93 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total9,425

GeographyEdit

The former Sindal municipality covered an area of 242 km², and had a total population of 9,425 (2005).

MergerEdit

On January 1, 2007 Sindal municipality ceased to exist due to Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007). It was merged with existing Hirtshals, Hjørring, and Løkken-Vrå municipalities to form an expanded Hjørring Municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 929,58 km² and a total population of ca. 67,816.

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Coordinates: 57°28′00″N 10°13′00″E / 57.4667°N 10.2167°E / 57.4667; 10.2167