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.
It was required that each municipality had more "Yes" votes than "No" votes.
Otherwise the merger would have to be abandoned altogether.
There are also ferry routes to Sassnitz and Świnoujście.
Between Bornholm Airport and Copenhagen Airport by airplane it is 25 minutes.
The six municipal entities had 122 councillors (of which county clls were 15) and the new regional municipality would have 27 councillors from the start.