Hillerød Municipality

Hillerød Municipality
Hillerød Kommune

Coat of arms
Country Denmark
Region Region Hovedstaden
Seat Hillerød
  Mayor Dorte Meldgaard (C)
  Total 212.99 km2 (82.24 sq mi)
Population (1 April 2014)
  Total 48,728
  Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipal code 219
Website www.hillerod.dk

Hillerød Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden ("Capital Region"). The municipality covers an area of 191 km² (74 sq. miles), and has a total population of 48,728 (1 April 2014). The mayor of the municipality as of 1 January 2014 is Dorte Meldgaard, a member of the Conservative political party.


The main town and the site of its municipal council is the town also named as Hillerød. The city of Hillerød also houses the administrative capital of Region Hovedstaden.

Neighboring municipalities are Fredensborg municipality to the east, Gribskov municipality to the north, Frederiksværk-Hundested municipality to the west, and Frederikssund and Allerød to the south.

On 1 January 2007, Hillerød municipality was merged with Skævinge municipality, as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007), forming the new Hillerød municipality. At the same time, it became the capital of Region Hovedstaden, a new region that includes the Danish capital of Copenhagen, about 25 km to the southeast.

Urban areas

The ten largest urban areas in the municipality are:

# Locality Population
1 Hillerød 30,350
2 Skævinge 2,546
3 Nødebo 1,891
4 Ny Hammersholt 1,355
5 Tulstrup 1,249
6 Gadevang 1,116
7 Gørløse 1,058
8 Uvelse 983
9 Store Lyngby 847
10 Meløse 681


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Coordinates: 55°56′N 12°19′E / 55.933°N 12.317°E / 55.933; 12.317

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