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Ballerup Municipality

Ballerup Municipality

Ballerup Kommune
Coat of arms of Ballerup Municipality
Coat of arms
Map DK Ballerup.PNG
CountryDenmark
RegionCapital Region
SeatBallerup
Government
 • MayorJesper Würtzen (S)
Area
 • Total34.09 km2 (13.16 sq mi)
Population
(1 January 2017)
 • Total48,231
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipal code151
Websitewww.ballerup.dk
Måløv church

Ballerup Kommune (Danish: [ˈbæːˀləʁob]) is a municipality (Danish: kommune) in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark. It is located approximately 15 kilometers from central Copenhagen. The municipality covers an area of 34.09 km², and has a population of 48,231 (1. January 2017)[1]. It is also the name of the municipal seat, Ballerup.

Overview

The current mayor is Jesper Würtzen of the Social Democrats.

Other than Ballerup, the towns that make up the municipality are Måløv and Skovlunde.

Neighboring municipalities are Herlev to the east, Furesø to the north, Egedal to the west, and Albertslund and Glostrup to the south.

The geography of Ballerup municipality was not affected on January 1, 2007 as the result of the nationwide Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007).

Economy

The municipality is home to companies such as GN Store Nord, Orbicon and Leo Pharma.

Twin towns

See also

References

  1. ^ "Ballerup i tal". ballerup.dk. Retrieved 2017-09-21.

External links