Syddjurs Municipality

Syddjurs municipality is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Midtjylland in Denmark just north of Aarhus and is a part of the Aarhus area. It covers an area of 696.7 km² and has a population of 41,671 (1 April 2014).

Syddjurs
Rønde med Følle Vig, Århus Bugt og Jylland.jpg
Coat of arms of Syddjurs
Location in Denmark
Location in Denmark
Coordinates: 56°18′45″N 10°31′15″E / 56.3125°N 10.5208°E / 56.3125; 10.5208Coordinates: 56°18′45″N 10°31′15″E / 56.3125°N 10.5208°E / 56.3125; 10.5208
CountryDenmark
RegionCentral Denmark
Established1 January 2007
Government
 • MayorMichael Stegger Jensen
Area
 • Total661 km2 (255 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total41,889
 • Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitewww.syddjurs.dk Edit this at Wikidata

On 1 January 2007 Syddjurs municipality ("South Djursland") was created as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), consisting of the former municipalities of Ebeltoft, Midtdjurs, Rosenholm, and Rønde. The municipality covers most of southern Djursland, Skødshoved, Helgenæs, Mols and the Ebeltoft peninsula.

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

Ebeltoft 7,100
Hornslet 5,900
Rønde 3,000
Ryomgård 2,400
Kolind 1,900
Mørke 1,600
Ugelbølle 1,400
Thorsager 1,300
Pindstrup 770
Knebel 580
Rodskov 430

PoliticsEdit

Municipal councilEdit

Syddjurs' 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 B C F I L O V Ø Å
2005 11 2 1 2 2 1 8 27 72.2% Vilfred Friborg Hansen (A)
2009 7 1 2 6 1 1 9 67.9% Kirstine Bille (F)
2013 7 1 5 2 1 2 8 1 74.8% Claus Wistoft (V)
2017 8 1 1 4 3 8 1 1 73.8% Ole Bollesen (A)
Data from Kmdvalg.dk 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017

SourcesEdit

Sister cityEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit