Gribskov Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden ("Capital Region"). The municipality covers an area of 278 km², and has a total population of 40,512 (2008).
The municipality was created on 1 January 2007 as a merger of former municipalities of Græsted-Gilleleje and Helsinge. Its mayor as of 2010 is Jan Ferdinandsen, a member of the Conservative People's Party (Det Konservative Folkeparti) political party.
There is a large concentration of dolmens and tumuli within the municipality. Of special mention is 'Valby Hegn', a small plantation close to Helsinge and Gribskov and home to no less than seven long barrows from the neolithic Stone Age.
Other interesting sites includes:
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Coordinates: 56°03′N 12°13′E / 56.050°N 12.217°E