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In addition to supervising parish municipalities, which was the responsibility of the counties in all of Denmark, the market town municipalities of Bornholm were supervised by Bornholm County as well and not by the Interior Ministry as was the case in the rest of Denmark.The seat of the municipal council is the island's main town, Rønne.) is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea, to the east of the rest of Denmark, south of Sweden, northeast of Germany and north of the westernmost part of Poland.The main industries on the island include, dairy farming, and arts and crafts such as glass production and pottery using locally worked clay. There is an especially large number of Denmark's round churches on the island." 73.9% of those voting ticked off the box "Ja" (English, Yes) on the ballot.The lowest percentage for the merger was in Nexø municipality, whose mayor, Annelise Molin, a Social Democrat, spoke out against the merger.The voters decided to merge the county with the municipalities in a referendum May 29, 2001, effective from January 1, 2003.
The ruin of Hammershus, at the northwestern tip of the island, is the largest medieval fortress in northern Europe, testament to the importance of its location.
The merger was approved in a law by the Folketing 19 March 2002, transferring the tasks of the abolished county and old municipalities to the new Bornholm Regional Municipality.
The first regional mayor in the first three years from 2003 until 2005 was Thomas Thors (born 28 July 1949), a physician and member of the Social Democrats and previously the last mayor of Rønne Municipality for five years from 1998 until 2002.
The total area according to and Regional Key Figures) was 588.36 square kilometres (227.17 sq mi) (January 2016). The island is called solskinsøen (Sunshine Island) because of its weather and klippeøen (Rock Island) because of its geology, which consists of granite, except along the southern coast.
The heat from the summer is stored in the rock formations and the weather is quite warm until October.There are also ferry routes to Sassnitz and Świnoujście.