Fredensborg Municipality

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Fredensborg Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden (Capital Region). The municipality covers an area of 112.13 km2, and has a total population of 39,551 (1 April 2014). Its mayor, since 2010, is Thomas Lykke Pedersen, a member of the Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterne) political party.

The municipality was created on 1 January 2007, in a merger of the former municipalities of Karlebo Kommune and Fredensborg-Humlebæk Kommune.

Fredensborg Palace is the Danish Royal Family’s spring and autumn residence. Queen Ingrid of Denmark died there.


The best known attraction in the municipality is the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.

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Coordinates: 55°58′N 12°24′E / 55.967°N 12.400°E / 55.967; 12.400