Sønderborg Municipality

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Sønderborg
Municipality
Coat o airms
Kintra Denmark
Region Soothren Denmark
Coordinates 54°55′0″N 9°47′0″E / 54.91667°N 9.78333°E / 54.91667; 9.78333Coordinates: 54°55′0″N 9°47′0″E / 54.91667°N 9.78333°E / 54.91667; 9.78333
Area 496 km2 (192 sq mi)
Population 76,236 (2008)
Municipality syne Januar 2007
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Map DK Sønderborg.PNG
Sønderborg Municipality in Denmark

Sønderborg Municipality (German: Sonderburg), is a municipality (Dens, kommune) in the Region o Soothren Denmark pairtially on the Jutland peninsulae an pairtially on the island o Als in sooth Denmark, at the border wi Germany. The municipality covers an aurie o 496.57 km2 (191.73 sq mi), an haes a total population o 76,236 (as o 2008). Its mayor is Aase Nyegaard, a member o the local poleetical pairty Fælleslisten (literally "The Common Leet").

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality is split inta twa sections separatit bi Alssund, the watterwa which separates the island o Als frae the Jutland mainland.

2007 admeenistrative reform[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 1 Januar 2007, due tae Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" o 2007), the umwhile Sønderborg municipality wis combined wi Augustenborg, Broager, Gråsten, Nordborg, Sydals, an Sundeved municipalities tae form a new Sønderborg municipality. The umwhile Sønderborg municipality covered an aurie o 54 km2 (21 sq mi), an haed a total population o 30,555 (2005). Its last mayor wis Arne Peder Hansen, a member o the Venstre (Leeberal Pairty) poleetical pairty.

The ceety o Sønderborg[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main airticle: Sønderborg

The steid o its municipal cooncil is the toun o Sønderborg, which covers maist o the aurie o the municipality.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The airline Cimber Sterling haes its heidquarters in Sønderborg, Sønderborg Municipality.[1]

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sønderborg is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Contact." Cimber Sterling. Retrieved on 19 January 2010.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]