Nordfyn Municipality

Nordfyn is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region of Southern Denmark in Denmark. It covers an area of 451 km2 (174 sq mi) and a total population of 29,651 (2009).

Nordfyns municipality

Nordfyns Kommune
Municipalities of Denmark

Coat of arms
CountryDenmark
RegionRegion of Southern Denmark
SeatBogense
Area
  Total451.57 km2 (174.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
  Total29,651
  Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC2 (CEST)

On 1 January 2007 Nordfyn municipality was created as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), consisting of the former municipalities of Bogense, Otterup and Søndersø.

It was originally planned that the new entity should have continued the existing name of Bogense municipality but a local referendum preferred the name Nordfyn and this decision was approved by the Danish Interior Minister, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, in June 2006.[1]

Politics

Nordfyn's municipal council consists of 25 members, elected every four years. The municipal council has six political committees. [2]

Municipal council

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

Election Party Total
seats
Turnout Elected
mayor
A B C F I N O V Ø
2005 9 1 2 1 2 1 9 25 75.7% Bent Dyssemark (V)
2009 7 2 5 1 1 9 71.2% Morten Andersen (V)
2013 7 1 1 1 1 2 11 1 76.3%
2017 7 1 2 2 13 74.8%
Data from Kmdvalg.dk 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017

Demographics

The largest towns in Nordfyns Municipality are:

1. Otterup - 4.726 inhabitants (2008)
2. Bogense - 3.424 inhabitants (2008)
3. Søndersø - 2.993 inhabitants (2008)

Other towns and villages (ordered by population):

Morud - 1.588 inhabitants (2009)
Skamby - 467 inhabitants (2009)

References


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