Egedal Municipality

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Egedal Municipality
Map DK Egedal.PNG
CountryDenmark
RegionCapital Region
SeatØlstykke
Government
 • MayorKarsten Søndergaard (V)
Area
 • Total125.79 km2 (48.57 sq mi)
Population
 (1 April 2014)
 • Total42 297
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipal code240
Websitewww.egedalkommune.dk

Egedal Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden in Denmark. It covers an area of 125.79 km2 (48.57 sq mi) with a total population of 42,297 (1 April 2014). Its mayor is Karsten Søndergaard, a member of the Liberal Party (Venstre) political party.

History[edit]

On 1 January 2007 Egedal municipality was created as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), consisting of the former municipalities of Ledøje-Smørum, Ølstykke, and Stenløse.

Locations[edit]

Ølstykke-Stenløse 22,003
Smørumnedre 9,949
Ganløse 2,884
Veksø 1,799
Slagslunde 903
Ledøje 773
Laanshøj 597
Tangbjerg 597
Buresø 496
Søsum 312

Politics[edit]

Municipal council[edit]

Egedal's municipal council consists of 21 members, elected every four years.

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

Election Party Total
seats
Turnout Elected
mayor
A B C E F I O V
2005 5 1 8 2 1 10 27 77.1% Svend Kjærgaard (V)
2009 4 1 6 1 3 1 5 21 73.7% Willy Eliasen (V)
2013 5 2 4 1 1 2 6 77.3%
2017 6 3 2 1 1 2 6 75.8% Karsten Søndergaard (V)
Data from Kmdvalg.dk 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 55°46′07″N 12°12′46″E / 55.76861°N 12.21278°E / 55.76861; 12.21278