Copenhagen County

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Copenhagen County
Københavns Amt
Former county
Copenhagen County in Danmark
Copenhagen County in Danmark
 • Total 526 km2 (203 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 618,529

Københavns Amt (English: Copenhagen County) is a former county (Danish, amt) on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark. It covered the municipalities in the metropolitan Copenhagen area, with the exception of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg. Effective January 1, 2007, the county was abolished and merged into Region Hovedstaden (i.e. Copenhagen Capital Region).

The county was seated in Glostrup.

List of County Mayors[edit]

From To County Mayor
April 1, 1970 ... Poul Storchholm
... ... ....
... 1993 Per Kaalund (Social Democrat)
1993 December 31, 2006 Vibeke Storm Rasmussen (Social Democrat)

Municipalities (1970-2006)[edit]