Until January 1,
2007, Tjele municipality was a municipality (Danish, kommune) in the
former Viborg County on the Jutland peninsula in northern Denmark. The
municipality covered an area of 273 km, and had a total population of
8,641 (2005). Its last mayor was Anna Margrethe Kaalund. The main town
and the site of its municipal council was the town of Ørum.
municipality ceased to exist as the result of Kommunalreformen ("The
Municipality Reform" of 2007). It was merged with Bjerringbro, Fjends,
Karup, Møldrup, and Viborg municipalities to form an enlarged Viborg
municipality. This created a municipality with an area of 1,390 km and a
total population of 88,945 (2005). The municipality belongs to Region
Midtjylland ("Mid-Jutland Region").
Jytte Pedersen is a friend
of my sister from Tjele, Denmark. She sent
me these beautiful pictures.