Copenhagen Municipality

Copenhagen Municipality (Danish: Københavns Kommune) is the largest of the municipalities making up the city of Copenhagen. It lies at the center of Copenhagen and contains the old historic city.

The municipality covers 91.3 km² (88.25 km² of which is land), and has a population of 549,050 (2012). The Lord Mayor of Copenhagen as of 2010 is Frank Jensen, a member of the Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterne) political party, who is head of the Finance Committee. Other mayors are Ayfer Baykal (Technics and Environment Committee), Pia Allerslev (Cultural and Recreational Committee), Anne Vang (Children and Youth Committee), Ninna Thomsen (Health and Care Committee), Mikkel Warming (Social Committee) and Anna Mee Allerslev (Employment and Integration Committee).

The municipal seat of government is the Copenhagen City Hall (Danish: Københavns Rådhus).

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