Høng

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Høng is a town with a population of 4,263 (1 January 2014)[1] and a former municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Sjælland near the west coast of the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 145 km², and had a total population of 8.411 (2005). Its last mayor was Ingver Jensen.

On 1 January 2007 Høng municipality ceased to exist as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007). It was merged with Bjergsted, Gørlev, Hvidebæk, and Kalundborg municipalities to form the new Kalundborg Municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 598 km² and a total population of 48.697 (2005).

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  1. ^ "BEF44: Population 1st January, by urban areas" database from Statistics Denmark

Coordinates: 55°31′N 11°18′E / 55.517°N 11.300°E / 55.517; 11.300