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Rudkøbing Municipality

Until 1 January 2007 Rudkøbing municipality was a municipality (Svendborg on the island of Funen.

Ferry service connects the former municipality on the west side of the island at the town of Rudkøbing over the Little Belt to both the island of Strynø and to the town of Marstal on the island of Ærø; on the east side of the island there is ferry connection at the town of Spodsbjerg to the harbour on Lolland northwest of the town of Nakskov.

Rudkøbing municipality ceased to exist as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007). It was merged with existing Tranekær and Sydlangeland municipalities to form the new Langeland municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 290 km² and a total population of 14,223 (2005). The new municipality belongs to Region of Southern Denmark.

External links

  • Langeland municipality's official website (Danish only)

References

  • Municipal statistics: NetBorger Kommunefakta, delivered from KMD aka Kommunedata (Municipal Data)
  • Municipal mergers and neighbors: Eniro new municipalities map

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