Caipital Region o Denmark

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Caipital Region o Denmark
Location of Caipital Region o Denmark
Lairgest ceetyCopenhagen
 • ChairmanVibeke Storm Rasmussen (Social Democrats)
 • Total2561 km2 (989 sq mi)
 (1 October 2011)[1]
 • Total1,713,624
 • Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

The Caipital Region o Denmark (Dens: Region Hovedstaden) is an admeenistrative region o Denmark established on 1 Januar 2007 as pairt o the 2007 Dens Municipal Reform, which replaced the traditional coonties ("amter") wi five lairger regions. At the same time, smawler 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.

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The Capital Region o Denmark consists o the municipalities o Copenhagen an Frederiksberg, the umwhile coonties o Copenhagen an Frederiksborg, an the regional municipality o Bornholm.

Athoot the remote island municipality Bornholm, locatit 140 km (87 mi) sootheast o Copenhagen, the population is 1,603,008 on an aurie o 1,973 km² (762 sq. m.) wi a density o 812.47 per km² (2,103 per sq m), as opposed tae 642.64 (1,665) wi aw 29 municipalities includit.

Afore 2007, a Dens Caipital Region, (Dens: Hovedstadsregionen) did exist, but it did no cover exactly the same aurie an did no hae the same legal function.

The State Admeenistration for Greater Copenhagen (Dens: Statsforvaltningen Hovedstaden) represents the central Govrenment in the Caipital Region o Denmark an supervises the Region an municipalities. It is pairt o the Meenistry o Social Welfare. The leader haulds the post o Director (Dens: Forvaltningsdirektør) an haes a university degree in law.

The primary function o Caipital Region o Denmark, as wi aw the regions o Denmark, is tae run the hospitals o the region, 15 in aw. In opposite tae for example the Unitit States an Australie, whaur the caipital region is a special federal destrict ootside the normal states, the Caipital Region o Denmark is merely a name o a normal region in Denmark.

Hospitals[eedit | eedit soorce]

The follaein hospitals in the Caipital Region o Denmark include:

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]


The follaein municipalities are locatit in the Caipital Region o Denmark but are no subordinate tae the region.

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Media relatit tae Region Hovedstaden at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 55°56.39′N 12°18′E / 55.93983°N 12.300°E / 55.93983; 12.300