Viborg municipality is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Midtjylland on the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 1,421.04 km2, and has a population of 94,622 (1 April 2014). Søren Pape Poulsen was chosen as mayor again for a second term of office 2014–17, but before the first year of his second term had passed, he accepted an offer to become chairman of his party, and a new mayor had to be chosen among the municipal council members. Its mayor from 3 September 2014 is Torsten Nielsen, also a member of the Conservative People's Party. He is mayor in the rest of the 2014-17 term of office.
The main city and the site of its municipal council is the city of Viborg.
On 1 January 2007 Viborg municipality was, as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), merged with Bjerringbro, Fjends, Karup, Møldrup, and Tjele municipalities to form an enlarged Viborg municipality.
Viborg's municipal council consists of 31 members, elected every four years.
Below are the municipal councils elected since the Municipal Reform of 2007.
|2005||14||1||2||1||1||2||10||31||71.6%||Johannes Stensgaard (A)|
|2009||10||3||5||2||11||67.6%||Søren Pape Poulsen (C)|
|2013||9||6||1||2||12||1||74.3%||Torsten Nielsen (C)|
|2017||9||7||2||2||10||1||73.3%||Ulrik Wilbek (V)|
|Data from Kmdvalg.dk 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017|
- Municipal statistics: NetBorger Kommunefakta, delivered from KMD aka Kommunedata (Municipal Data)
- Municipal mergers and neighbors: Eniro new municipalities map
- Searchable/printable municipal maps: Krak mapsearch(outline visible but doesn't print out!)
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