Horsens Municipality

Horsens Kommune is a Danish municipality in Jutland. It was created on 1 January 2007 as part of local government reform by combining the "old" Horsens municipality with the existing communities and Gedved Brædstrup (excluding the eastern part of Voerladegård Sogn, the Municipality of Skanderborg joined ).

Horsens municipality has a total population of 84 871 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2013 ) and an area of ​​519.40 km ². It is part of Jutland region. The seat of government is in Horsens.


The municipality is the 170.77 m high Yding Skovhøj, the second highest mountain in Denmark in close proximity to Møllehøj ( 170.86 m) and Ejer Bavnehøj ( 170.35 m), both located in the neighboring municipality of Skanderborg.

Villages in the municipality

The municipal area, the following villages are more than 200 inhabitants ( byer as defined by the Danish Bureau of Statistics ), with a registered population of zero, the place in the past had more than 200 inhabitants:

  • Official website of the Horsens municipality (Danish)
  • Krak map - Search communities (interactive map )