Roskilde Commune

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Denmark Roskilde
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Basic data
State : Denmark
Region : Sjælland
Region : Østsjælland
Educated: 2007
former municipalities :
(until the end of 2006)
Roskilde Kommune
Gundsø Kommune
Ramsø Kommune
Office (until the end of 2006) : Roskilde Office
Harden :
(until March 1970)
Voldborg Herred
Sømme Herred
Ramsø Herred
Tune Herred
Office (until 1970) : Roskilde office until 1808,
then København office
Residents : 87,914 (2020)
Area : 211.80 km² (2014)
Population density : 415 inhabitants per km²
Municipality number : 265
Administration headquarters: Roskilde
Post Code: 4000
Address: Køgevej 80-90
4000 Roskilde
Mayor: Tomas Breddam
( Social Democrats )
Parishes of the commune
Sister cities : IrelandIreland Dublin Kujalleq Pasvalys Vara

Roskilde Kommune is a Danish municipality on the island of Zealand . It was created on January 1, 2007 in the course of local government reform by merging the "old" Roskilde municipality with the previous municipalities of Gundsø and Ramsø , all in the Roskilde office .

Roskilde Municipality has a total population of 87,914 inhabitants (January 1, 2020) and an area of ​​211.80 km². It is part of the Sjælland region . The seat of the administration is in Roskilde .

Places in the municipality

The following parish communities ( Danish : Sogn ) and localities with over 200 inhabitants ( byer according to the definition of the Danish statistical office ) are located in the municipality , with a registered population of zero the place had more than 200 inhabitants in the past:

No. Parish Residents Locality Residents
13 Dåstrup Sogn 1,628
15th Gadstrup Sogn 2,190 Gadstrup 2,018
02 Gundsømagle Sogn 3,063 Gundsømagle 2,734
06th Himmelev Sogn 13,562 Veddelev 1,131
04th Hvedstrup Sogn 605 Herringløse 403
01 Jyllinge Sogn 10,226 Jyllinge 10.197
03 Kirkerup Sogn 744 Gundsølille 255
08th Roskilde Domsogn 19,468
10 Roskilde Søndre Sogn 9.119
07th Sankt Jørgensbjerg Sogn 10,475
16 Snoldelev Sogn 1,345 Havdrup (part of several municipalities)
09 Svogerslev Sogn 4,326 Svogerslev 4,274
14th Syv Sogn 4.124 Viby 4,667
11 Vindinge Sogn 2,884 Vindinge 2,572
12 Vor Frue Sogn 1,337 Before Frue 703
17th Ørsted Sogn 398
05 Ågerup Sogn 2,254 Store Valby
Roskilde 51,262
  1. a b The town of Viby extends mainly to the Syv Sogn, but also to the Dåstrup Sogn.
  2. a b c d e f g Roskilde extends over the parishes of Himmelev Sogn, Roskilde Domsogn, Roskilde Søndre Sogn, Sankt Jørgensbjerg Sogn, Vindinge Sogn and Vor Frue Sogn.
  3. Havdrup is mainly located in the Solrød municipality in Havdrup Sogn .

Community partnerships

The Roskilde municipality maintains parish partnerships with:

Accordingly, three of the eleven official partnerships that the municipalities of Gundsø, Ramsø and Roskilde had with other locations survived the municipal reform of 2007. Via the MECINE (Medium Cities In Europe) network, the Roskilde municipality is still with Joensuu in Finland and Linköping in Sweden and Tønsberg in Norway.

Web links

Commons : Roskilde Kommune  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. a b c Statistics Banks -> Befolkning og valg -> BY1: Folketal January 1st efter byområde, alder og køn (Danish)
  2. a b Statistics Banks -> Geografi, miljø og energi -> ARE207: Areal demands efter municipality / region (Danish)
  3. Borgmesterffekta: Roskilde (Danish), accessed on April 19, 2020
  4. Statistics banks -> Befolkning og valg -> KM1: Befolkningen January 1st, April 1st, July 1st and October 1st, so and folkekirkemedlemsskab (Danish)
  5. a b Roskilde Kommune: Venskabsbyerne ( Memento from June 18, 2013 in the Internet Archive ) September 13, 2012, accessed on November 24, 2012 (Danish)