Morsø Municipality

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Morsø municipality is a municipality (Dens, kommune) in the North Denmark Region in northren Denmark. The municipality is locatit on the island o Morsø or Mors, an island in the Limfjord, the soond that separates the island o Vendsyssel-Thy frae the rest o Jutland Peninsula. The municipality includes the smawer island o Agerø, an covers an aurie o 368 km². It haes a total population o 22,091 (2008). Its mayor is Egon Pleidrup Poulsen, a member o the Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterne) poleetical pairty.

The main toun an the steid o its municipal cooncil is the toun o Nykøbing Mors.

Acause Morsø municipality comprises the entirety o the island, aw municipal neighbors are separatit bi a body o watter.

The 382 meter lang Vilsund Bridge (Vilsundbro) connects the municipality at the toun o Sundby ower the Vil Strait tae the toun o Vilsund Vest in Thisted Municipality.

The 1,717 meter lang Sallingsund Bridge, which opened on 30 Mey 1978, connects the municipality at the toun o Nykøbing Mors ower the Sallin Strait tae the toun o Sallingsund. Afore the brig wis built there wis a train ferry connection ower the strait frae the toun o Nykøbing tae Glyngøre, an a car ferry connection atween Pinen at Mors an Plagen at Salling (e.g. "The Torment an the Plague").

Morsø municipality wis no mergit wi ither municipalities bi 1 Januar 2007 as the result o naitionwide Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" o 2007).

Attractions[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Dueholm Cloister (Dueholm Kloster)
  • Højris
  • Jesperhus Flouer Pairk (Jesperhus Blomsterpark)
  • Moler Museum (Molermuseum)

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Coordinates: 56°47′00″N 8°45′00″E / 56.7833°N 8.75°E / 56.7833; 8.75