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Copenhagen County

Københavns Amt
Former county
Copenhagen County in Danmark
Copenhagen County in Danmark
Area
 • Total526 km2 (203 sq mi)
Population
(2006)
 • Total618,529

Københavns Amt (English: Copenhagen County) is a former county (Danish, amt) on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark. It covered the municipalities in the metropolitan Copenhagen area, with the exception of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg. Effective January 1, 2007, the county was abolished and merged into Region Hovedstaden (i.e. Copenhagen Capital Region).

The county was seated in Glostrup.

List of County Mayors[edit]

From To County Mayor
April 1, 1970 31 March, 1972 Poul Storchholm (Conservative)
1 April, 1972 31 March, 1974 Viggo Hauch (Venstre)
April 1, 1974 31 December, 1993 Per Kaalund (Social Democrat)
1 January, 1994 December 31, 2006 Vibeke Storm Rasmussen (Social Democrat)

Municipalities (1970-2006)[edit]