Billund Municipality

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Billund municipality
Church of Denmark parishes in Billund Municipality

Billund Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region of Southern Denmark in the center of the Jutland Peninsula of Denmark. Formerly the municipality belonged to Ribe County. The new, merged municipality covers an area of 540.18 km², and has a total population of 26,172 (2010). Its mayor is Ib Kristensen, a member of Venstre (Liberal Party) political party.[1] The site of its municipal council is the town of Grindsted, which is the largest town in the municipality followed by the city of Billund.

The municipality is also a part of the East Jutland metropolitan area with 1.2 million inhabitants. .[2]

On 1 January 2007, as a result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), the old Billund municipality was combined with the former Grindsted Municipality and the part of Billund Airport that was located in Give Municipality.


LEGO Group and Sun Air of Scandinavia have their head offices in Billund, Billund Municipality.[3][4]


  1. ^ Facts about Billund Archived December 26, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-02-25. Retrieved 2016-02-06. 
  3. ^ "Locations." Lego Group. Retrieved on 16 March 2010.
  4. ^ "Contact." Sun Air of Scandinavia. Retrieved on 16 March 2010.

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Coordinates: 55°43′51″N 9°6′55″E / 55.73083°N 9.11528°E / 55.73083; 9.11528