|Population density :||64 inhabitants / km²|
Sønderjyllands Amt was a Danish official commune on the border with Germany . The administrative seat was Aabenraa (German: Apenrade ). The district had 252,433 inhabitants and with an area of 3,938 km² a population density of 64 inhabitants per km².
Since 2007 the area has been in the Syddanmark region .
On January 1st:
- 1980 - 249,949
- 1985 - 249,665
- 1990 - 250,612
- 1995 - 251.992
- 1999 - 253,771
- 2000 - 253,482
- 2003 - 253,013
- 2005 - 252,980
- 2006 - 252,433
Sønderjylland Amt was created in 1970 by merging the administrative districts Haderslev Amt , Tønder Amt (with the exception of the parishes Hviding Sogn , Roager Sogn and Spandet Sogn , which were added to the Ribe Municipality and thus Ribe Amt ) and Aabenraa-Sønderborg Amt . Historically, the office covered the north of the Duchy of Schleswig . This part is from a German perspective, especially when living there German minority , Nordschleswig called.
Inhabitants January 1, 2006 (in brackets the different place names of the German-speaking population).
See also: List of German names of Danish places and list of Schleswig place names