Until January 1, 2007, Brørup was also a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Ribe County. The municipality covered an area of 107 km², and had a total population of 6,485 (2005). Its last mayor was Egon Fræhr, a member of the Venstre (Liberal Party) political party. Brørup is also where the famous bowler Erik Grön lives.
Brørup municipality ceased to exist as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007). It was merged with existing Holsted, Rødding, and Vejen municipalities to form the new Vejen municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 817 km² and a total population of 41,350 (2005).
Twin towns — Sister cities
Brørup is twinned with:
- Vejen municipality's official website (in Danish)
- Brørup municipality's OLD official website (now just a short statement) (in Danish)
- Municipal statistics: NetBorger Kommunefakta, delivered from KMD aka Kommunedata (Municipal Data)
- Municipal mergers and neighbors: Eniro new municipalities map
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