Viborg County

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For the former county of Finland, see Viborg province.
Viborg Amt
Basic Facts
County seat Viborg
Area 4,122 km2
Inhabitants 234,896 (2006)
Viborg County in Denmark

Viborg Amt (English: Viborg County) is a former county (Danish: amt) in the north-central part of the Jutland peninsula in western Denmark. The county was abolished on 1 January 2007, when most of it merged into Region Midtjylland (i.e. Region Central Jutland). A smaller portion merged into Region Nordjylland (Region North Jutland).

List of County Mayors[1][edit]

From To County Mayor
1 April 1970 31 December 1989 Peter E. Eriksen (Venstre)
1 January 1990 31 December 2006 Bent Hansen (Social Democrat)

List of County Governors[1][edit]

  • Florian Martensen-Larsen (1970–1981)
  • Jørgen Hansen Koch (1981–1987)
  • Karl Johan Christensen (1988–1995)
  • Bent Klinte (1995–2004)
  • Erik Møller (2004–2006)

Municipalities (1970–2006)[edit]


  1. ^ a b Ben Cahoon. "Denmark County". Retrieved 2014-07-04. 

Coordinates: 56°26′N 9°24′E / 56.433°N 9.400°E / 56.433; 9.400