Aarhus County

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Aarhus Amt
Basic Facts
County seat Aarhus
Area 4,561 km²
Inhabitants 661,370 (2006)
Map
Aarhus County in Denmark

Aarhus County or Århus County (Danish: Århus Amt) is a former county (Danish: amt) in central Denmark on the Jutland peninsula. The county was abolished effective 1 January 2007, when almost all of it merged into Region Midtjylland (i.e. Region Central Jutland). A very small portion was merged into Region Nordjylland (Region North Jutland). At the time of its abolishment, more than 20,000 people worked for the county.

Municipalities (1970-2006)[edit]

Coordinates: 56°09′48″N 10°12′14″E / 56.163237°N 10.203938°E / 56.163237; 10.203938