Frederikshavn Municipality

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Coordinates: 57°26′28″N 10°32′23″E / 57.44111°N 10.53972°E / 57.44111; 10.53972
Frederikshavn municipality (Frederikshavn Kommune)
Municipality
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Country Denmark
Region Region Nordjylland
Seat Frederikshavn
 - coordinates 57°26′28″N 10°32′23″E / 57.44111°N 10.53972°E / 57.44111; 10.53972
Area 648.6 km2 (250 sq mi)
Population 61,576 (2011)
City charter 1818
 - Current municipality January 1, 2007
Mayor Lars Møller (Danmarks liberale parti)
Timezone CET (UTC1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC2)
Website: www.frederikshavn.dk

Frederikshavn municipality is the northernmost Danish municipality, located in Region Nordjylland.

As a result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), it is a merger between the previous municipalities of Frederikshavn, Skagen and Sæby. The new municipality has an area of 642 km² and a total population of 61,576 (2011).[1]

The first mayor of the new municipality was Erik Sørensen (Social Democrats). Since 2009 is Lars Møller (Danmarks liberale parti) which governs by a broad coalition with the rest of all the parties.

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The following is a list of settlements within the municipality by population (as of 2013).

  1. Frederikshavn 23,309
  2. Sæby 8,770
  3. Skagen 8,220
  4. Strandby 2,389
  5. Ålbæk 1,544
  6. Østervrå 1,350
  7. Elling 1,216
  8. Kilden 895
  9. Gærum 655
  10. Dybvad 644
  11. Ravnshøj 642
  12. Jerup 622
  13. Voerså 573
  14. Hørby 438
  15. Kvissel 426
  16. Halbjerg 341
  17. Thorshøj 279
  18. Syvsten 272
  19. Lyngså 255
  20. Præstbro 249

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