World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Rødby

The town centre of Rødby.

Rødby is a town and a former municipality (Danish, kommune) on the island of Lolland in Denmark. The former Rødby municipality covered an area of 120 km², and had a total population of 6,590 (2005). Its last mayor was Hans Ole Sørensen, a member of the Venstre (Liberal Party) political party.

On 1 January 2007 Rødby municipality ceased to exist as the result of Rudbjerg municipalities to form the new Lolland municipality. This creates a municipality with an area of 892 km² and a total resident population of 49,469 (2005). The new municipality is part of the Region Sjælland ("Zealand Region").
The town of Rødby has a resident population of 2,110 (1 January 2015).[1]

The harbour at Rødbyhavn

Rødbyhavn ("Rødby Harbour") is located approximately 5 km southwest of the town of Rødby.

References

  1. ^ "BEF44: Population 1st January, by urban areas" database from Statistics Denmark
  • Municipal statistics: NetBorger Kommunefakta, delivered from KMD aka Kommunedata (Municipal Data)
  • Municipal mergers and neighbors: Eniro new municipalities map

External links

  • Lolland municipality's official website (Danish only)
  • Scandlines (Ferry to Puttgarden)


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.