Randers Municipality

Randers Kommune is a Danish municipality in Jutland. It was created on 1 January 2007 as part of local government reform by combining the "old " Commune Randers with the former municipalities Nørhald, Purhus and Langå ( without the three southernmost parishes ), as well as the western part of the former municipality Sønderhald and the territory of Havndal in the former municipality Mariager.

Randers municipality is part of the Region Midtjylland. The seat of government is in Randers. The municipality has a total population of 96 007 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2013 ), of which about half live in the town of Randers; the area of ​​the municipality is 747.80 km ².

The neighboring municipalities are in the east Norddjurs municipality, in the South Favrskov municipality, in the West Viborg municipality and commune in the north Mariagerfjord.

Community structure

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. Statistically include the suburbs Haslund, Over Hornbæk and Paderup since 1 January 2007 settlement area Randers, in the table these are the places marked A.

Development of population figures


Randers municipality maintains twinning to

  • Sweden Västerås, Sweden
  • Iceland Akureyri, Iceland
  • Norway Alesund, Norway
  • Finland Lahti, Finland
  • Poland Jelenia Góra, Poland