KL - Local Government Denmark
KL - Local Government Denmark (KL) is the association and interest organization of the 98 Danish municipalities. All of the 98 municipalities have voluntarily decided to be a part of KL. The mission of KL is to safeguard common interests of the municipalities, assist individual municipalities with consultancy services, and ensure that the local authorities are provided with up-to-date and relevant information.
Local Government Reform
In 2007 the structure of the Danish public sector was reformed. The number of Danish municipalities was reduced from 271 to 98 and the reform led to several changes in the division of labour between the state, the (new) regions, and the municipalities.Læs mere om Local Government Reform