Frederikshavn Municipality

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Frederikshavn municipality

Frederikshavn Kommune
Municipality
Coat of arms of Frederikshavn municipality
Coat of arms
Map DK Frederikshavn.PNG
CountryDenmark
RegionRegion Nordjylland
City charter1818
Current municipality1 January 2014
SeatFrederikshavn
Government
 • MayorBirgit Hansen
Area
 • Total648.6 km2 (250.4 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total61,576
 • Density95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC2 (CEST)
Websitewww.frederikshavn.dk

Frederikshavn municipality is the northernmost Danish municipality, located in Region Nordjylland.

As a result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), it is a merger between the previous municipalities of Frederikshavn, Skagen and Sæby. The new municipality has an area of 642 km² and a total population of 61,576 (2011).[1]

The first mayor of the new municipality was Erik Sørensen (Social Democrats). Since 2014 it has been Birgit Hansen which governs by a broad coalition with the rest of all the parties.

Towns[edit]

The following is a list of settlements within the municipality by population (as of 2013).

  1. Frederikshavn 23,309
  2. Sæby 8,770
  3. Skagen 8,220
  4. Strandby 2,389
  5. Ålbæk 1,544
  6. Østervrå 1,350
  7. Elling 1,216
  8. Kilden 895
  9. Gærum 655
  10. Dybvad 644
  11. Ravnshøj 642
  12. Jerup 622
  13. Voerså 573
  14. Hørby 438
  15. Kvissel 426
  16. Halbjerg 341
  17. Thorshøj 279
  18. Syvsten 272
  19. Lyngså 255
  20. Præstbro 249

Mayor[edit]

# Name Took office Left office Political Party
1 F. E. E. Erichsen 1870 1882 By royal decree
2 Niels Tvede 1882 1899 By royal decree
3 C. A. Ramsing 1900 1913 By royal decree
4 P. E. Holsøe 1913 1919 By royal decree
5 Christen Elius Andersen 1919 1920 Conservatives
6 Johan Gustav Hassing 1920 1933 Conservatives
7 Frithjof Houmøller 1933 1936 Conservatives
8 Harald Victor Alster 1936 1937 Conservatives
9 Lars Christian Fisker 1937 1950 Social Democrats
10 Westy Beckett 1950 1954 Conservatives
11 Lars Christian Fisker 1954 1960 Social Democrats
12 Harald Jensen 1960 1965 Social Democrats
13 Christian Pedersen 1965 1970 Social Democrats
14 Villy Christensen 1970 1985 Social Democrats
15 Ove Christensen 1986 1993 Social Democrats
16 Jens Christian Larsen 1994 1997 Venstre
17 Erik Sørensen 1998 2009 Social Democrats
18 Lars Møller 2010 2013 Venstre
19 Birgit Hansen 2014 Incumbent Social Democrats
Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BEF44: Population 1st January, by urban areas" database from Statistics Denmark
  2. ^ "Borgmestre Frederikshavn Kommune" (in Danish). Stadsarkivet i Frederikshavn Kommune. Retrieved 22 November 2017.

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