Region o Soothren Denmark

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Region o Soothren Denmark
Region Syddanmark
Region o Denmark
Kintra Denmark
Lairgest ceety Odense
Caipital Vejle
Municipalities
Government
 • Chairman Carl Holst (Venstre)
Area
 • Total 12,191 km2 (4,707 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 1,194,659
 • Density 98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website www.regionsyddanmark.dk

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 number o municipalities frae 271 tae 98. The reform wis implementit in Denmark on 1 Januar 2007, although the merger o the Funish municipalities o Ærøskøbing an Marstal wis given the gae-ahead tae be implementit on 1 Januar 2006, ane year afore the main reform.

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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 consist 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 total o 78 municipalities wur combined tae a total o 22 new entities (leetit belaw).

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