Slagelse Municipality

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Slagelse Municipality
Slagelse Kommune
Municipality
Coat of arms of Slagelse Municipality
Coat of arms
Map DK Slagelse.PNG
Country Denmark
Region Region Zealand
Seat Slagelse
Government
 • Mayor Stén Knuth (V)
Area
 • Total 567.34 km2 (219.05 sq mi)
Population (1 January 1 2012)
 • Total 77,357
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipal code 330
Website www.slagelse.dk

Slagelse municipality is a municipality (Danish, Municipalities of Denmark) in Region Sjælland on the west coast of the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 571 km², and has a total population of 77,457 (2008). Its mayor is Stén Knuth, a member of the Venstre political party.

The main city and the site of its municipal council is the city of Slagelse.

On 1 January 2007 Slagelse municipality was, as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), merged with Hashøj, Korsør, and Skælskør municipalities to form an enlarged Slagelse municipality.

Urban areas[edit]

The ten largest urban areas in the municipality are:

# Locality Population
1 Slagelse 32,133
2 Korsør 14,538
3 Skælskør 6,385
4 Vemmelev 2,510
5 Svenstrup 1,967
6 Sørbymagle 1,165
7 Dalmose 990
8 Boeslunde 761
9 Slots Bjergby 726
10 Kirke Stillinge 708

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Coordinates: 55°24′7.2″N 11°21′13.18″E / 55.402000°N 11.3536611°E / 55.402000; 11.3536611