Hals Municipality
Hals Municipality ceased to exist on January 1, 2007, due to Kommunalreformen It was located in North Jutland County
North Jutland County
North Jutland County is a former county in northern Denmark. It was located on the eastern half of Vendsyssel-Thy and the northernmost part of the Jutland peninsula. It was the largest county in Denmark, but with a relatively low population. The county seat was Aalborg, Denmark's fourth largest...

. The municipality covered an area of 191 km², and had a total population of 11,448 (2005). Its last mayor was Bent Sørensen, a member of the Social Democrats
Social Democrats (Denmark)
The Social Democrats , is a Danish political party committed to the political ideology of social democracy. It is the major coalition partner in Denmark's government since the 2011 parliamentary election, and party leader Helle Thorning-Schmidt is the current Prime Minister of Denmark...

 (Socialdemokraterne) political party
Politics of Denmark
The Politics of Denmark takes place in a framework of a parliamentary, representative democratic, constitutional monarchy, in which the Prime Minister is the head of government, and of a multi-party system...

. Though Hals
Hals, Denmark
Hals is a harbour and tourist town with a population of 2,521 in Region Nordjylland's Aalborg Municipality on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark.-References:...

 was the biggest town, the site of its municipal council was the town of Gandrup
Gandrup is a small Danish town with a population of 1,558 . It was the administrative centre of the former Hals Municipality until December 31, 2006. From January 1, 2007 Gandrup has been a part of Aalborg Municipality in Region Nordjylland, Denmark.-References:...

 since the location was more central. Other towns in Hals Municipality were Vester Hassing
Vester Hassing
Vester Hassing is a Danish town in North Jutland, Denmark immediately north of the Limfjord, and a part of Aalborg Municipality and Region Nordjylland. The town is situated 17 km to the east from Aalborg, where the majority of the citizens are working....

, Ulsted and Hou
Hou or HOU may be*-hou, a Norman suffix for "small island"*Hō, an album by Maximum the Hormone*Houston, Texas*William P. Hobby Airport's IATA code*Hou , a rank of Chinese nobility and a Chinese surname...

 and some minor villages Stae, Øster Hassing, Holtet
-Places:Norway* Holtet, Østfold, a village in Halden municipality, Østfold county* Holtet, Oslo, a village in Oslo municipality**Holtet , a rail station in Oslo* Holtet, Troms, a village in Harstad municipality, Troms countyDenmark...

, Gåser
Gaser may be:* A gamma ray laser . Gaser is an acronym as laser or maser from Gamma Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation; also sometimes rendered "graser" by using "gamma ray" instead of just "gamma" in the acronym.)* A surname* Plural of "gas" in Scandinavian languages* Misspelling...

 and Ålebæk.

Hals municipality ceased to exist due to Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007). It was merged with Nibe
Nibe is a town with a population of 4,987 , located in Region Nordjylland on the Jutland Peninsula in northern Denmark. The town is located in a geographic region known as Himmerland. Nibe was the site of the municipal council of Nibe Municipality.-References:* Municipal statistics: , delivered...

, Sejlflod
Sejlflod Municipality was a municipality in the former North Jutland County on the east coast of the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 208 km², and had a total population of 9,394 . Its last mayor was Kristian Schnoor, a member of the Social Democrats...

, and Aalborg
-Transport:On the north side of the Limfjord is Nørresundby, which is connected to Aalborg by a road bridge Limfjordsbroen, an iron railway bridge Jernbanebroen over Limfjorden, as well as a motorway tunnel running under the Limfjord Limfjordstunnelen....

municipalities to form the new Aalborg municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 1,171 km² and a total population of ca. 192,353.
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