Holbæk Office

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Location of the Holbæk Office in Denmark
Holbæk Office ca.1872
Holbæk Office 1921
Samsø belonged to the Holbæk Office until the municipal reform in 1970
Holbæk Office ca.1900

Holbæk Office (named after the city of Holbæk ) was one of the offices in Denmark at that time until the Danish municipal reform on April 1, 1970 . The office was initially created in 1793 by merging the former Holbæk Amt with the offices of Kalundborg Amt , Sæbygård Amt and Dragsholm Amt, which were merged in 1671.The towns ( Danish : Købstad ) Holbæk, Kalundborg and Nykøbing Sjælland only came under administration in 1800 of the office. In 1970, Sorø Amt and Holbæk Amt (with the exception of the island of Samsø , which became part of Århus Amt ) were merged to form Vestsjællands Amt , which became part of the Sjælland region during the 2007 municipal reform .

The office consisted of seven Harden (Danish: Herred ):

With 317 preserved megalithic structures (e.g. megalithic graves from Aldersro , dolmen from Jyderup , Korshøj , Offerstenen in Hornbæk , Ormshøj , Rævehøj from Dalby , Regnershøj , Troldhøj (Stenstrup) ), the highest density in Denmark.


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