Juelsminde municipality
Until January 1, 2007 Juelsminde municipality was a municipality
Municipalities of Denmark
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Danish language
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, kommune) in Vejle County
Vejle County
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 on the east coast of the Jutland
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 peninsula in central Denmark
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. The municipality included the island of Hjarnø
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, and covered an area of 240 km². It had a total population of 15,555 (2005). Its last mayor was Peter Schmidt Hansen, a member of the Venstre
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 (Liberal Party) political party
Politics of Denmark
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. The main town and the site of its municipal council was the town of Juelsminde.

The main part of the municipality was located on a headland
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Juelsminde municipality was, as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007), merged with Hedensted municipality
Hedensted municipality
Hedensted Kommune is a municipality in Region Midtjylland on the Jutland peninsula in central Denmark. Its seat and main town is Hedensted.-Overview:...

 and most of Tørring-Uldum municipality
Tørring-Uldum municipality
Until January 1, 2007 Tørring-Uldum municipality was a municipality in the former Vejle County on the Jutland peninsula in central Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 189 km², and had a total population of 12,519 . Its last mayor was Kirsten Terkelsen, a member of the Venstre political...

 to form a new Hedensted municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 565 km² and a total population of 56,508 (2005). The new municipality belongs to Region Midtjylland
Region Midtjylland
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