Favrskov Municipality

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Favrskov Municipality
Favrskov Kommune
Municipality
Coat of arms of Favrskov Municipality
Coat of arms
Country Denmark
Region Central Denmark Region
Seat Hinnerup
Government
 • Mayor Nils Borring

Favrskov Municipality (Danish: Favrskov Kommune, pronounced [fɑwˀʌˈsɡɒwˀ]) is a municipality in Region Midtjylland in Denmark north of Aarhus and is a part of the Aarhus area. According to Municipal And Regional Key Figures (www.noegletal.dk) it covers an area of 540.25 km² (208.59 square miles) and has a population of 47,177 (1 April 2014).

The municipality is also a part of the East Jutland metropolitan area with 1.2 million inhabitants.[1]

On 1 January 2007 the Favrskov municipality was created as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), consisting of the former municipalities of Hadsten, Hammel, Hinnerup, and Hvorslev, as well as the southern part of the former Langå municipality.

Location of the municipality

According to Danmark Statistiks, from 2005 to 2009, this was the third fastest growing municipality out of 98.

Sister cities[edit]

The following cities are twinned with Hadsten and Hinnerup:[2]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "City of Saarijärvi". City of Saarijärvi. Retrieved 2012-06-15.  (Norwegian)

Coordinates: 56°19′43″N 10°2′46″E / 56.32861°N 10.04611°E / 56.32861; 10.04611