Region Zealand

Region Zealand[1] (Dens: Region Sjælland) is an admeenistrative region o Denmark established on 1 Januar 2007 as pairt o the 2007 Dens Municipal Reform, which replacit the traditional coonties ("amter") wi five lairger regions. At the same time, smawer municipalities wur merged intae lairger units, cuttin the nummer o municipalities frae 271 tae 98. The reform wis implementit in Denmark on 1 Januar 2007.

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Region Zealand consists o the umwhiile coonties o Roskilde, Storstrøm, an Vestsjælland.

The name o the region can be somewha misleadin as it daes no kiver the entire island o Sjælland (Zealand); the northeastren pairt o the island includin Copenhagen, Hillerød an Helsingør belangin tae Region Hovedstaden. Region Zealand an aw includes the islands o Lolland, Falster, Møn an several smawer islands.

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  1. "About Region Zealand". Archived frae the original on 12 Juin 2009. Retrieved 29 October 2011.

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  Media relatit tae Region Sjælland at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 55°10′N 11°50′E / 55.167°N 11.833°E / 55.167; 11.833


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