Esbjerg Municipality


Esbjerg Municipality

Esbjerg Kommune
Municipalities of Denmark
Coat of arms
CountryDenmark
RegionRegion of Southern Denmark
SeatEsbjerg
Government
 • MayorJesper Frost Rasmussen
Area
 • Total742.5 km2 (286.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
 • Total114,244
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC2 (CEST)

Esbjerg Municipality (Danish pronunciation: [ˈesˌpjɛɐ̯ˀ]) is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region of Southern Denmark on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. Its mayor is Jesper Frost Rasmussen, from the Venstre (Center-Right Party) political party. By 1 January 2007, the old Esbjerg municipality was, as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), merged with the former Bramming and Ribe municipalities to form the new Esbjerg municipality. This municipality has an area of 741 km² (286 sq. miles) and a total population of 114,244 (2008).

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Overview


The main town and the site of its municipal council is the city of Esbjerg, the fifth largest city in Denmark.

Neighboring municipalities with land connection are Tønder to the south, Haderslev to the southeast, Vejen to the east, and Varde to the north. The neighboring municipality to the west is Fanø, an island municipality located in Fanø Bay (Fanø Bugt). Beyond the island of Fanø and Fanø Bay is the North Sea.

Politics


Esbjerg's municipal council consists of 31 members, elected every four years. The municipal council has seven political committees. [1]

Municipal council

Below are the municipal councils elected since the Municipal Reform of 2007.

Election Party Total
seats
Turnout Elected
mayor
A B C E F O V Ø
2005 10 1 1 3 1 15 31 65.8% Johnny Søtrup (V)
2009 10 1 5 2 13 61.3%
2013 9 1 2 2 15 2 68.9%
2017 11 1 1 1 2 3 11 1 69.1% Jesper Frost Rasmussen (V)
Data from Kmdvalg.dk 2005 , 2009 , 2013 and 2017

References


External links


Media related to Esbjerg at Wikimedia Commons








Categories: Esbjerg | Municipalities of the Region of Southern Denmark | Municipalities of Denmark | Populated places established in 2007




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