Halsnæs Municipality

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Halsnæs Municipality
Halsnæs Kommune
Map DK Frederiksværk-Hundested.PNG
Country Denmark
Region Region Zealand
Seat Rådhuspladsen 1, 3300 Frederiksværk
 • Mayor Steen Hasselriis (V)
 • Total 122.15 km2 (47.16 sq mi)
Population (1 April 2014)
 • Total 30,644
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipal code 260
Website www.halsnaes.dk

Halsnæs Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden ("Capital Region"). The municipality covers an area of 122.15 km² (2013), according to Municipal Key Figures (De Kommunale Nøgletal (www.noegletal.dk)), and has a total population of 30,644 (1 April 2014). Its name comes from Halsnæs, the peninsula that forms the western part of the municipality.

The municipality was created on January 1, 2007 as a merger of the former municipalities of Frederiksværk and Hundested. At first the merged municipality wore the hyphenated name Frederiksværk-Hundested, but it was changed to Halsnæs on January 1, 2008. Its mayor as of 1 January 2014 is Steen Hasselriis, a member of the Venstre political party.

Urban areas[edit]

The ten largest urban areas in the municipality are:

# Locality Population
1 Frederiksværk 12,257
2 Hundested 8,861
3 Liseleje 2.580
4 Ølsted 1,863
5 Vinderød 1,033
6 Melby 792
7 Evetofte 368
8 Torup 321
9 Ølsted Sydstrand 250
10 Ølsted Strandhuse 220


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