Brørup

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Brørup is a town with a population of 4,455 (1 January 2014)[1] in Vejen Municipality, Region of Southern Denmark in Denmark.

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).

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  1. ^ BEF44: Population 1st January, by urban areas database from Statistics Denmark

Coordinates: 55°28′59″N 9°1′5″E / 55.48306°N 9.01806°E / 55.48306; 9.01806