Slagelse Municipality

Slagelse Municipality
Slagelse Kommune

Coat of arms
Country Denmark
Region Region Zealand
Seat Slagelse
  Mayor Stén Knuth (V)
  Total 567.34 km2 (219.05 sq mi)
Population (1 January 1, 2012)
  Total 77,357
  Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipal code 330

Slagelse municipality is a municipality (Danish, Municipalities of Denmark) in Region Sjælland on the west coast of the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 571 km², and has a total population of 77,457 (2008). Its mayor is Stén Knuth, a member of the Venstre political party.

The main city and the site of its municipal council is the city of Slagelse.

On 1 January 2007 Slagelse municipality was, as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007), merged with Hashøj, Korsør, and Skælskør municipalities to form an enlarged Slagelse municipality.

Urban areas

The ten largest urban areas in the municipality are:

# Locality Population
1 Slagelse 32,133
2 Korsør 14,538
3 Skælskør 6,385
4 Vemmelev 2,510
5 Svenstrup 1,967
6 Sørbymagle 1,165
7 Dalmose 990
8 Boeslunde 761
9 Slots Bjergby 726
10 Kirke Stillinge 708


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Coordinates: 55°24′7.2″N 11°21′13.18″E / 55.402000°N 11.3536611°E / 55.402000; 11.3536611

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