Place:Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark

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NameDronninglund
Alt namesAsåsource: Family History Library Catalog
Aså-Melholtsource: Family History Library Catalog
Dorfsource: Family History Library Catalog
Hjallerupsource: Family History Library Catalog
Melholtsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates57.167°N 10.3°E
Located inHjørring, Denmark
Also located inNørrejylland, Denmark    
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Storvads
Ørsø ( 1970 - 2007 )
Parish
Dronninglund sogn ( 1970 - 2007 )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Dronninglund is a town with a population of 3,321 (1 January 2013) in Brønderslev Municipality, Region Nordjylland on the peninsula of Jutland's eastern coast in northern Denmark.

Until 1 January 2007, Dronninglund was also a municipality (Danish, kommune) in North Jutland County. The municipality covered an area of 316 km², and had a total population of 15,213 (2005). Its last mayor was Mikael Klitgaard, a member of the Venstre (Liberal Party) political party.

Dronninglund municipality ceased to exist as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007). It was merged with Brønderslev municipality to form the new Brønderslev Municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 630 km² and a total population of 35,320 (2005).

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