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Encyclopedia > Region Syddanmark
Region Syddanmark
Image:Region Syddanmark coa.png
Region Syddanmark's coat of arms.
Basic Facts
Region seat Vejle
Area 12,191 km²
Inhabitants 1,179,748 (2005)
Website www.regionsyddanmark.dk
Map
Image:Syddanmark.png

Region Syddanmark (English: Region South Denmark) is a new region created under the Danish Municipal Reform, which replaces the traditional counties ("amter") with five larger regions as well as unites a number of smaller municipalities into larger units. The reform will be implemented in Denmark on 1 January 2007. The reform will cut the number of municipalities from 271 to 98. Vejle as seen from Vejle Fjord Bridge Vejle – in IPA: – town in Denmark and site of the council of both Vejle municipality (kommune) and Vejle County (amt), located in southeast of Jutland peninsula. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 2007 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The new Region Syddanmark will consist of the former counties of Funen, Ribe and South Jutland, adding ten municipalities from the former Vejle County. The territories formerly belonging to Vejle County will become the new municipalities of Fredericia (unchanged by the reform) and Vejle. The latter will be formed of the municipalities of Børkop, Egtved, Give, Jelling, Kolding, Lunderskov, Vamdrup, and Vejle. A total of 88 municipalities will be combined to a total of 22 new units (listed below). Fyns Amt (English Funen County) is a county in south-central Denmark, located on the islands of Funen, Ærø, Langeland, Taasinge, and about 90 other islands. ... Ribes Amt (English Ribe County) is a county in southwest Denmark on the peninsula of Jutland. ... Sønderjyllands Amt (English: South Jutland County) is a county in southern Denmark, on the peninsula of Jutland. ... Vejles Amt (English Vejle County) is a county in southern Denmark, on the east coast of the peninsula of Jutland. ... Vejles Amt (English Vejle County) is a county in southern Denmark, on the east coast of the peninsula of Jutland. ... Fredericia is a city in eastern Jutland, Denmark, founded in 1650 by Frederik III, after whom it was named. ... Vejle municipality is a municipality (kommune) in south-east Denmark, in the county of Vejle. ... Egtved is a village near Vejle, Denmark. ... Give municipality is a municipality in south-east Denmark, in the county of Vejle. ... Jelling is the old Viking capital of Scandinavia. ... Kolding municipality is a municipality in south-east Denmark, in the county of Vejle. ... Vejle municipality is a municipality (kommune) in south-east Denmark, in the county of Vejle. ...


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Esbjerg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (473 words)
This will create a municipality with an area of 741 km² and a total population of 114,097 (2005).
The new municipality will belong to the new Region Syddanmark ("South Denmark Region").
The municipality is a large transport hub for both rail and highway traffic, and is an important port for Danish North Sea oil offshore activity.
Top 20 Encyclopedia (421 words)
On 1 January 2007, the county will be abolished and become part of Region Syddanmark (i.e.
On 1 January 2007, The Danish Municipal Reform will replace the traditional counties with five new regions and cut the number of municipalities to 98.
Funen county will be included in the new Region Syddanmark (Region South Denmark).
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