Odense Municipality

Municipality of Odense is a Danish municipality on the island of Funen in Region Syddanmark. It extends over an area of ​​305.60 km ² and has 193,370 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013). The seat of government is in Odense.


Odense Municipality was formed in the course of administrative reform of 1970 and remained in full on the recent administrative reform of 2007. In this office, the municipality changed from resolved Funen in the new Region Syddanmark. The municipality was established by merging the town of Odense with the villages Allerup - Davinde, Marshallese - Næsbyhoved, Broby, Brændekilde, Bellinge, Dalum, Fraugde, Korup Ubberud, Lumby, Paarup, Sanderum, Stenløse - Fangel, Fjordager (which until 1966 by Association incurred by the rural communities Agedrup and Seden - Åsum was ) and the parish Højby.

Villages in the municipality

The area contains the following parishes (Danish: Sogn ) and villages with over 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 residents and is statistically district of Odense considered (see footnotes to time):

¹ part of several communities

A: is considered a suburb of Odense since 2007

B: is considered a suburb of Odense since 2010

C: The former church district " Stige Kirkedistrikt ", which was in the area of ​​Sogn Lumby, was on 1 October 2010 on its own, since the limits of the new Sogn have not yet been published as Stige Sogn, the arrow indicate only the approximate location of Sogn.


  • To 1973 Holger Larsen, Socialdemokraterne ( since 1958 Mayor of Odense)
  • 1973-1993 Verner Dalskov, Socialdemokraterne
  • 1994-2005 Anker Boye, Socialdemokraterne
  • 2006-2009 January Boye, Det Conservative Folkeparti
  • Anker Boye since 2010, Socialdemokraterne