Region o Soothren Denmark

Region o Soothren Denmark[1] (Dens: Region Syddanmark) is an admeenistrative region o Denmark establisht 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, awtho the merger o the Funish municipalities o Ærøskøbing an Marstal wis gien the gae-ahead tae be implementit on 1 Januar 2006, ane year afore the main reform.

Region o Soothren Denmark

Region Syddanmark
Location of Region o Soothren Denmark
KintraDenmark
Lairgest ceetyOdense
CaipitalVejle
Municipalities
Govrenment
 • ChairmanCarl Holst (Venstre)
Area
 • Total12,191 km2 (4,707 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Tot1,194,659
 • Density98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Wabsteidwww.regionsyddanmark.dk

GeographyEedit

Region o Soothren Denmark consists o the umwhile coonties o Funen, Ribe an Sooth Jutland, addin ten municipalities frae the umwhile Vejle Coonty. The territories umwhile belangin tae Vejle Coonty conseest o the new municipalities o Fredericia (unchyngit bi the reform), Vejle (a merger o Vejle, Børkop, pairts o Egtved, Give, an Jelling) an Kolding (a merger o Kolding, pairts o Lunderskov, Vamdrup, an pairts o baith Egtved an Christiansfeld - the latter frae Sooth Jutland Coonty). A tot o 78 municipalities wur combined tae a tot o 22 new entities (leetit belaw).

MunicipalitiesEedit

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  Media relatit tae Region Syddanmark at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 55°20′N 9°40′E / 55.333°N 9.667°E / 55.333; 9.667