Nordfyn Municipality

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Nordfyns municipality

Nordfyns Kommune
Municipalities of Denmark
Coat of arms of Nordfyns municipality
Coat of arms
Map DK Nordfyn.PNG
CountryDenmark
RegionRegion of Southern Denmark
SeatBogense
Area
 • Total451.57 km2 (174.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total29,651
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC2 (CEST)
Saint Nicholas Church, Bogense (Sankt Nikolaj kirke)

Nordfyn is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region of Southern Denmark in Denmark. It covers an area of 451 km2 (174 sq mi) and a total population of 29,651 (2009).

On 1 January 2007 Nordfyn municipality was created as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), consisting of the former municipalities of Bogense, Otterup and Søndersø.

It was originally planned that the new entity should have continued the existing name of Bogense municipality but a local referendum preferred the name Nordfyn and this decision was approved by the Danish Interior Minister, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, in June 2006.[1]

Politics[edit]

Nordfyn's municipal council consists of 25 members, elected every four years. The municipal council has six political committees. [2]

Municipal council[edit]

Below are the municipal councils elected since the Municipal Reform of 2007.

Election Party Total
seats
Turnout Elected
mayor
A B C F I N O V Ø
2005 9 1 2 1 2 1 9 25 75.7% Bent Dyssemark (V)
2009 7 2 5 1 1 9 71.2% Morten Andersen (V)
2013 7 1 1 1 1 2 11 1 76.3%
2017 7 2 1 2 13 74.8%
Data from Kmdvalg.dk 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017

Demographics[edit]

The largest towns in Nordfyns Municipality are:

1. Otterup - 4.726 inhabitants (2008)
2. Bogense - 3.424 inhabitants (2008)
3. Søndersø - 2.993 inhabitants (2008)

Other towns and villages (ordered by population):

Morud - 1.588 inhabitants (2009)
Skamby - 467 inhabitants (2009)

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References[edit]

Coordinates: 55°31′20″N 10°13′20″E / 55.5222222322°N 10.2222222322°E / 55.5222222322; 10.2222222322