Ølstykke

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Coordinates: 55°47′N 12°09′E / 55.783°N 12.150°E / 55.783; 12.150
Ølstykke
City
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Country Denmark
Region Capital Region of Denmark
Municipality Egedal Kommune
Coordinates 55°47′N 12°09′E / 55.783°N 12.150°E / 55.783; 12.150
Population 16,681 (2014)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes 3650
Website: http://www.egedalkommune.dk/

Ølstykke is a town and a former municipality (Danish, kommune) in Egedal municipality, Region Hovedstaden. The town is on the northern part of the island of Zealand (Sjælland), in eastern Denmark. The former Ølstykke municipality covered an area of 29 km², and had a total population of 15,358 (2005). Its last mayor was Svend Kjærgaard, a member of the Venstre (Liberal Party) political party.

On 1 January 2007, Ølstykke municipality ceased to exist as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007). It was merged with Ledøje-Smørum and Stenløse municipalities to form the new Egedal municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 126 km² and a total population of 39,267 (2005).


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