Hedensted Municipality

Hedensted Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Midtjylland on the Jutland peninsula in central Denmark. Its seat and main town is Hedensted.


The municipality covers an area of 551.36 km² and has a total population of 46,747 (1 January 2019). Its mayor is Kirsten Terkilsen, a member of the liberal party Venstre. The main town and the site of its municipal council is the town of Hedensted.

On 1 January 2007, as a result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), the former Juelsminde municipality and most of Tørring-Uldum municipality was merged into Hedensted municipality.

The municipality is part of Business Region Aarhus and of the East Jutland metropolitan area, which had a total population of 1.378 million in 2016.[1][2]



  1. "What is Business Region Aarhus". businessregionaarhus.dk. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  2. "Tal og statistik" [Figures and Statistics] (in Danish). Byregion Østjylland. Retrieved 25 April 2016.

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