Rødby

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The town centre of Rødby.

Rødby is a town and a former municipality (Danish, kommune) on the island of Lolland in Denmark. The former Rødby municipality covered an area of 120 km², and had a total population of 6,590 (2005). Its last mayor was Hans Ole Sørensen, a member of the Venstre (Liberal Party) political party.

On 1 January 2007 Rødby municipality ceased to exist as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007). It was merged with the existing Holeby, Højreby, Maribo, Nakskov, Ravnsborg, and Rudbjerg municipalities to form the new Lolland municipality. This creates a municipality with an area of 892 km² and a total resident population of 49,469 (2005). The new municipality is part of the Region Sjælland ("Zealand Region").
The town of Rødby has a resident population of 2,110 (1 January 2015).[1]

The harbour at Rødbyhavn[edit]

Main article: Rødbyhavn

Rødbyhavn ("Rødby Harbour") is located approximately 5 km southwest of the town of Rødby.

References[edit]

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

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Coordinates: 54°42′N 11°24′E / 54.700°N 11.400°E / 54.700; 11.400