Ballerup Municipality

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Ballerup Municipality
Ballerup Kommune
Municipality
Coat of arms of Ballerup Municipality
Coat of arms
Map DK Ballerup.PNG
Country Denmark
Region Capital Region
Seat Ballerup
Government
 • Mayor Jesper Würtzen (S)
Area
 • Total 34.09 km2 (13.16 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2014)
 • Total 48,514
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipal code 151
Website www.ballerup.dk
Måløv church

Ballerup Kommune (Danish pronunciation: [ˈbæˀləʀob]) 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 48,514 (1.January 2014). It is also the name of the municipal seat, Ballerup.

Overview[edit]

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[edit]

The municipality is home to head offices such as GN Store Nord and Orbicon.

Twin towns[edit]

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Coordinates: 55°44′N 12°22′E / 55.733°N 12.367°E / 55.733; 12.367