Ballerup Municipality

Ballerup Kommune (Danish: [ˈpæːˀləʁop]) 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.

Ballerup Municipality

Ballerup Kommune

Coat of arms
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

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.
  2. "Kommunens internationale samarbejder - Internationale samarbejdspartere". Ballerup kommune. 2019-06-14.

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