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Regions and municipalities in Denmark

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Regions and municipalities in Denmark

I'm a bit puzzled about the choices given for "state/province" in my profile. Might be the old structure with counties?
Since 2007 Denmark has been divided into five main regions. Each with its own municipalities.
A wee list here on Wiki: http://da.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kommuner_i_Danmark

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Mikael

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Thanks so much for letting us

Thanks so much for letting us know about that. Are these the correct ISO 3166-2 codes? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_3166-2:DK - if so, we can convert to those, but then all members will have to update their accounts. I guess we can send a note to the 167 members in Denmark and ask them to update.

We've had a horrible set of second-level administrative regions for the UK since forever, but never really had anybody from there willing to put in the full effort to get it sorted out.

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Ehm...you kinda lost me at

Ehm...you kinda lost me at ISO...yada, yada, yada... but checking the link I guess the answer is yes. 5 regions these days as opposed to the old with 2 cities and umpteen counties.

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Mikael

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On an aside it did cause

On an aside it did cause quite a few problems when the number of municipalities were reduced by merging 2-3 into larger units. The ones with money promptly blew most of them on dumb things like renovating their town hall or in the case of mine publishing a free book for all its citizens and throwing a big party at the local fairground. They didn't want the other municipalities getting their grubby hands on "their" cash. Luckily this was in 2007 just before the financial crisis really hit in 2008. Yay! And unfortunately by 2008 noone could afford the bullets to shoot the fools.

Another effect is harmonizing costs. Which usually means upping the prices of childcare etc. to the rates of the most expensive municipality before the merger. So not all happy times.