The town centre of Rødby.
Rødby is a town and a former municipality ( Danish, ) on the island of kommune 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
. It was merged with the existing Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007) 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 2,092 (1 January 2014). [1 ]
The harbour at Rødbyhavn [ edit ]
Rødbyhavn ("Rødby Harbour") is located approximately 5 km southwest of the town of Rødby.
References [ edit ]
^ "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