Frederikssund Municipality

Frederikssund Kommune (Danish: [fʁeðʁekˈsɔːˀn]) is a municipality (Danish: kommune) on the shores of Roskilde Fjord in the northern part of the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark. On 1 January 2007, the municipality was enlarged to include the old Jægerspris, Slangerup, and Skibby municipalities. It now covers an area of 250 km² and has a population of 44,401 (1 January 2014). As of 1 January 2014 its mayor is John Schmidt Andersen, a member of the agrarian liberal Venstre political party. Frederikssund municipality belongs to Region Hovedstaden (Capital Region).

Frederikssund Municipality

Frederikssund Kommune

Coat of arms
RegionRegion Hovedstaden
  MayorJohn Schmidt Andersen (1 January 2014-) (V)
  Total250.61 km2 (96.76 sq mi)
 (1 April 2014)
  Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipal code250

The seat of its municipal council is the town of Frederikssund with a population of 15,283 (1 January 2009).[1] The town is connected to the Hornsherred peninsula by the Kronprins Frederik bridge. The former municipalities of Jægerspris and Skibby are located on this peninsula.

Byer (Cities)

The ten largest urban areas in the municipality are:

Kommunens største byer
Nr (#)By (City)Indbyggere (Population), 2011
5Græse Bakkeby2.368
9Store Rørbæk570
10Over Dråby Strand442

Recent developments

The new harbour square provides the finishing touches to the harbour developments which began in the 1990s. There are also ambitious plans to build a new residential development to the south of Frederikssund near Store Rørbæk.[2]

See also


  1. "BEF44: Population 1st January, by urban areas" database from Statistics Denmark
  2. New Town in the Øresund Region - housing potential in the new town next to Frederikssund - Paper presented at the ENHR conference, Ljubljana July 2006 Retrieved 9 January 2007.

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