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Gribskov Municipality

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Country  Denmark
Seat  Helsinge
Municipal code  219
Area  270 km²
Capital  Helsinge
Region  Region Zealand
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Website  www.gribskov.dk
Population  40,850 (1 Apr 2014)
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Points of interest  Rudolph Tegner Museum, Nordsjællands Veterantog, Munkeruphus, Nakkehoved Fyr, Fyrhistorisk Museum
Destinations  Gilleleje, Tisvilde, Hornbæk, Frederiksværk, Lake Esrum

Gribskov Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden ("Capital Region"). The municipality covers an area of 278 km², and has a total population of 40,850 (1 April 2014).


Map of Gribskov Municipality, Denmark

The municipality was created on 1 January 2007 as a merger of former municipalities of Græsted-Gilleleje and Helsinge. Its mayor as of 1 January 2014 is Kim Valentin, a member of the agrarian liberal Venstre (Denmark) political party.


There is a large concentration of dolmens and tumuli within the municipality. Of special mention is 'Valby Hegn', a small plantation close to Helsinge and Gribskov and home to no less than seven long barrows from the neolithic Stone Age.

Other interesting sites includes:

  • Rudolph Tegner Museum
  • Munkeruphus
  • Asserbo Charterhouse
  • Søborg Castle
  • Esrum Abbey
  • Tisvilde Hegn
  • Gribskov
  • References

    Gribskov Municipality Wikipedia

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