Herlev Municipality

Herlev Kommune is a suburban municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 12 km², and has a total population of 27,851 (1 April 2014). Its mayor is Thomas Gyldal Petersen, a member of the Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterne) political party. The former village Herlev is the largest settlement of the municipal and the site of the municipal council.

Herlev Municipality

Coat of arms
CountryDenmark
RegionCapital Region
SeatHerlev
Government
  MayorThomas Gyldal Petersen (S)
Area
  Total12.04 km2 (4.65 sq mi)
Population
 (1 April 2014)
  Total27,851
  Density2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipal code163
Websitewww.herlev.dk

Neighboring municipalities are Gladsaxe to the east and northeast, Furesø Municipality to the north, Ballerup to the west, Glostrup to the southwest, Rødovre to the south, and Copenhagen to the southeast.

Herlev municipality was not merged with other municipalities by 1 January 2007 as the result of nationwide Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007).

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