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=== The Len in Denmark ( - 1659)  ===
 
=== The Len in Denmark ( - 1659)  ===
  
During Medieval times Denmark was organized into areas called Lens. Each Len was under the supervision of a government appointed Lensmand who managed the Kings affairs within the Len. <br>
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In 1662 Denmark was organized into 48 Counties.<br>  
 
In 1662 Denmark was organized into 48 Counties.<br>  
  
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*[[Møn County, Denmark|Møn]]  
 
*[[Møn County, Denmark|Møn]]  
 
*[[Nyborg County, Denmark|Nyborg]]  
 
*[[Nyborg County, Denmark|Nyborg]]  
*[[Nykøbing County, Denmark Nykøbing]]  
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*[[Nykøbing County, Denmark|Nykøbing]]  
*[[Odensegård County, Denmark Odensegård]]  
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*[[Riberhus County, Denmark|Riberhus]]  
 
*[[Riberhus County, Denmark|Riberhus]]  
 
*[[Ringsted County, Denmark|Ringsted]]  
 
*[[Ringsted County, Denmark|Ringsted]]  
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In 1793 the Counties were reorganized into 24 Counties . The Danish name for county is Amt. The organization of Danish records in the Family History Library Catalog is based upon this time period.<br>  
 
In 1793 the Counties were reorganized into 24 Counties . The Danish name for county is Amt. The organization of Danish records in the Family History Library Catalog is based upon this time period.<br>  
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*[[Aabenrå County, Denmark|Aabenrå]]  
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*[[Åbenrå County, Denmark|Abenrå]]  
*[[Aalborg County, Denmark|Aalborg]]  
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*[[Ålborg_County,_Denmark|Alborg]]  
 
*[[Aarhus County, Denmark|Aarhus]]  
 
*[[Aarhus County, Denmark|Aarhus]]  
 
*[[Bornholm County, Denmark|Bornholm]]  
 
*[[Bornholm County, Denmark|Bornholm]]  
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=== [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/d/d3/Denmark_Counties_1970_-_2006.jpg The Counties of Denmark (1970 - 2006)]<br> ===
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=== [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/d/d3/Denmark_Counties_1970_-_2006.jpg The Counties of Denmark (1970 - 2006)]<br> ===
  
In 1970 the Counties of Denmark were reorganized into 15 Counties.<br>
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In 1970 the Counties of Denmark were reorganized into 15 Counties.<br>  
  
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*Bornholm  
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*[[Bornholm, County|Bornholm]]
*Frederiksborg  
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*[[Frederiksborg, County|Frederiksborg]]
*Fyn  
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*[[Fyn, County|Fyn]]
*København  
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*[[København, County|København]]
*København Staden  
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*[[København Staden, County|København City]]
*Nordjylland  
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*Ribe  
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*Ringkøbing  
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*[[Nordjylland, County|Nordjylland]]
*Roskilde  
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*[[Ribe, County|Ribe]]
*Storstrøm  
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*[[Ringkøbing, County|Ringkøbing]]
*Sønderjylland  
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*[[Roskilde, County|Roskilde]]
*Vejle  
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*[[Storstrøm, County|Storstrøm]]
*Vestsjælland  
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*Viborg  
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*Århus
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=== [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/0/06/Denmark_Regions.jpg The Regions of Denmark (2007 - )] <br> ===
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=== [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/0/06/Denmark_Regions.jpg The Regions of Denmark (2007 - )] <br> ===
  
As of January 1, 2007 the Counties of Denmark were replaced by 5 Regions.<br>
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As of January 1, 2007 the Counties of Denmark were replaced by 5 Regions.<br>  
  
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*Hovedstaden  
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*[[Hovedstaden Region, Denmark|Hovedstaden]]
*Midtjylland  
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*[[Midtjylland Region, Denmark|Midtjylland]]
*Nordjylland  
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*[[Nordjylland Region, Denmark|Nordjylland]]
*Sjælland  
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*[[Sjælland Region, Denmark|Sjælland]]
*Syddanmark
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The Len in Denmark ( - 1659)

During Medieval times Denmark was organized into areas called Lens. Each Len was under the supervision of a government appointed Lensmand who managed the Kings affairs within the Len.

The Counties of Denmark (1662 - 1793)

In 1662 Denmark was organized into 48 Counties.

AastrupSejlstrupBørglumAalborghusØrumVestervigDueholmSkivehusMariagerHaldSilkeborgBøvlingLundenæsDronningborgKaløSkanderborgHavreballegårdAakærStjernholmRiberhusKoldinghusHindsgavlRugårdAssensOdensegårdNyborgTranekærDragsholmKalundborgSæbygårdAntvorskovHalstedAalholmNykøbingMønBornholmKorsørHolbækSorøVordingborgRingstedTryggevældeRoskildeFrederiksborgKronborgHørsholmKøbenhavnDenmark Counties 1662-1793 2x2.jpg

The Counties of Denmark (1793 - 1970)

In 1793 the Counties were reorganized into 24 Counties . The Danish name for county is Amt. The organization of Danish records in the Family History Library Catalog is based upon this time period.

HjørringHjørringAalborgThistedViborgRandersRandersRingkøbingSkanderborgÅrhusRibeVejleTønderHaderslevÅbenråSønderborgOdenseSvendborgMariboHolbækSorøFrederiksborgPræstøKøbenhavnBornholmKøbenhavn CityDanish Amts 1793 to 1970 2x2.jpg


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The Counties of Denmark (1970 - 2006)

In 1970 the Counties of Denmark were reorganized into 15 Counties.

NordjyllandNordjyllandViborgÅrhusRingkøbingRibeVejleSønderjyllandFynVestsjællandStorstrømRoskildeFrederiksborgKøbenhavnKøbenhavn CityBornholmDanish Amts 1970 to 2006 2x2.jpg
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The Regions of Denmark (2007 - )

As of January 1, 2007 the Counties of Denmark were replaced by 5 Regions.