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The present regions do not use coats of arms. Most of the old counties used arms, as do/did most of the municipalities. Also, most of the older herreds used arms. Only municipalities or counties that used arms are listed, but for each present municipality historical entities will be mentioned, also the ones without arms.
 
The present regions do not use coats of arms. Most of the old counties used arms, as do/did most of the municipalities. Also, most of the older herreds used arms. Only municipalities or counties that used arms are listed, but for each present municipality historical entities will be mentioned, also the ones without arms.
  
===Arms of Counties (Amter or Amtskommuner)===
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===[[File:hindborg.herred.jpg|50 px]][[:Category:Danish herreds|Arms of hundreds (herred)]][[File:somme.herred.jpg|50 px]]===
 
===[[File:hindborg.herred.jpg|50 px]][[:Category:Danish herreds|Arms of hundreds (herred)]][[File:somme.herred.jpg|50 px]]===
  
==[[Ecclesiastical heraldry of Denmark|Religious or ecclesiastical heraldry of Denmark]]==
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==Other heraldry==
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* [[Ecclesiastical heraldry of Denmark|Religious or ecclesiastical heraldry of Denmark]]
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==Collector's items==
 
==Collector's items==

Revision as of 12:23, 19 February 2018

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Denmark - Kongeriget Danmark


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The National Arms of Denmark The National Flag Location

Administrative division

Denmark is since 2007 divided into 5 regions and 98 municipalities. Prior to 2007 the country was divided into 13 counties (Amter) and 270 municipalities. These were formed since the first main municipal reform in 1970 when the 1300 towns and parishes and 24 counties were combined to the new counties and municipalities.

Until 1919 another local form of government existed in Denmark, the herreds ('hundreds'). The herreds were formed of groups of parishes ('sogn'), and formed with one or more towns a county.

The present regions do not use coats of arms. Most of the old counties used arms, as do/did most of the municipalities. Also, most of the older herreds used arms. Only municipalities or counties that used arms are listed, but for each present municipality historical entities will be mentioned, also the ones without arms.

Arms of Counties

Municipal heraldry of Denmark

Maps:

Thisted-amt.jpg
Hjorring-amt.jpg

Rodekro.jpgArms of municipalities (kommuner)Fakse2.jpg

Hindborg.herred.jpgArms of hundreds (herred)Somme.herred.jpg

Other heraldry

Collector's items

Overseas territories


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