Rudersdal Municipality

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Rudersdal Municipality
Rudersdal Kommune
Municipality
Coat of arms of Rudersdal Municipality
Coat of arms
Map DK Rudersdal.PNG
Country Denmark
Region Region Hovedstaden
Seat Hillerød
Government
 • Mayor Jens Ive (V)
Area
 • Total 73.8 km2 (28.5 sq mi)
Population (1 April 2014)
 • Total 55.080
 • Density 0.75/km2 (1.9/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipal code 230
Website www.rudersdal.dk

Rudersdal Kommune is a part suburban, part rural municipality (Danish, kommune) located approximately 20 km north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It covers an area of 73 km² and has a population of 55,080 (1 April 2014). Administratively it belongs to Region Hovedstaden.

The Rudersdal Commune building, formerly known as Søllerød Town Hall, completed in 1942, was designed by Arne Jacobsen and Flemming Lassen.[1]

On 1 January 2007 Rudersdal municipality was created as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), consisting of the former municipalities of Søllerød and Birkerød. Its mayor as of 2013 is Jens Ive, a member of the Liberal Party (Venstre) political party.

Sister cities[edit]

Rudersdal is twinned with four cities:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rudersdal Rådhus", Rudersdal Kommune. (Danish) Retrieved 5 November 2011.
  2. ^ "Nordiske venner skal diskutere kommunal service". rudersdal.dk. Retrieved 26 April 2014.  (Danish)

Coordinates: 55°49′30″N 12°29′30″E / 55.825°N 12.4917°E / 55.825; 12.4917