Urban districts of Denmark

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An urban district (Danish: bydel; lit. "city part") is the name used for urban or municipality districts in some of the larger municipalities of Denmark. The term is not strictly defined, but is usually bigger than a quarter or a city block.

Administrative districts in the Copenhagen Municipality 2007-

Districts of Copenhagen[edit]

There are 10 urban districts in Copenhagen, each with a local city council (Danish: lokaludvalg). The districts are Indre By, Vesterbro/Kongens Enghave, Nørrebro, Østerbro, Amager Øst, Amager Vest, Valby, Bispebjerg, Vanløse og Brønshøj-Husum.

Vesterbro and Kongens Enghave have separate local councils and Indre By has a local council from Christianshavn as well, so there is a total of 12 local city councils. [1] [2]

Districts of Aahus[edit]

Aarhus is divided into several districts and suburbs with its own postal code (Danish: postdistrikter).

Districts (boroughs) inside the 2nd city beltway:


  1. ^ "Kommunestyrelseslovens § 65" (in Danish). Retrieved 2 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Københavns Kommune: Bydele" (in Danish). kk.dk. Retrieved 2 June 2013.