North Jutland County

For the current administrative region in North Jutland, see North Denmark Region.
Nordjyllands Amt
Basic Facts
County seat Aalborg
Area 6,173 km²
Inhabitants 495,090 (2006)

North Jutland County (Danish: Nordjyllands Amt) is a former county (Danish: amt) in northern Denmark. It was located on the eastern half of Vendsyssel-Thy and the northernmost part of the Jutland peninsula. It was the largest county in Denmark, but with a relatively low population. The county seat was Aalborg, Denmark's fourth largest city. The county was abolished effective January 1, 2007, when it merged into North Denmark Region (Danish: Region Nordjylland).

Municipalities (1970-2006)

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Coordinates: 57°02′52″N 9°55′07″E / 57.04778°N 9.91861°E / 57.04778; 9.91861

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