Denmark is divided into five regions and 98 municipalities
The regional level in Denmark is constituted of five regions.
The regions have between 0.6 and 1.6 million inhabitants. In terms of surface, the smallest region, Capital Region of Denmark covers 2,561 square kilometres, whereas the largest, Central Denmark Region covers 13,142 square kilometres.
The governing bodies of the regions are the regional councils. The regional councils are each composed of 41 members directly elected for four-year periods.
The regional council is headed by a president who is elected by the regional council from among its members.
The regional council elects an executive committee with 11-19 members. The regional council can decide to establish ad hoc committees to assist and advise the council in its work.