Place:Sønderjylland, Denmark

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NameSønderjylland
Alt namesSouth Jutland County
Sleswicksource: Wikipedia
South Jutlandsource: Wikipedia
Sønderjyllandsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Sønderjyllandssource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988)
Sønderjyllands Amtsource: Wikipedia
TypeModern province, Amt
Coordinates55.167°N 9.167°E
Located inDenmark     (1970 - 2006)
See alsoHaderslev, DenmarkParent
Slesvig, DenmarkParent
Sønderborg, DenmarkParent
Tønder, DenmarkParent
Åbenrå, DenmarkParent
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


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South Jutland County (Danish: Sønderjyllands Amt) is a former county (Danish: amt) on the south-central portion of the Jutland Peninsula in southern Denmark.

The county was formed on April 1, 1970, comprising the former counties of Aabenraa (E), Haderslev (N), Sønderborg (SE), and Tønder (SW). The county was abolished effective January 1, 2007, when the Region of Southern Denmark was formed.

Following the reunification of the region with Denmark, the Church of Denmark elevated Haderslev to a diocese in 1923[1] and divided the region between the dioceses of Ribe (W) and Haderslev (E). This arrangement remains in effect.

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