Herfølge

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Herfølge Church
Herfølge railway station

Herfølge is a suburb of the town of Køge, located about 5 kilometers south of central Køge, and is a part of Køge Municipality. The suburb is connected with direct train to Køge, Næstved and Roskilde at the railway line Lille Syd.

Residential areas[edit]

The settlement of Tinggården,[1] originally built in 1978 as a result of a competition from the Danish Ministry of Housing on alternative settlements and dwellings, is located on the eastern outskirts of Herfølge.

In recent years, a newer settlement called "Fremtidens Parcelhuse" (English: Future Single Family Houses), consisting of 80 various low energy houses, has started construction south of Tinggården.[2]

Sports[edit]

Herfølge is mainly known for Herfølge Boldklub, which won the Danish National Football Championship in 2000.

Notable people[edit]

The Danish film producer Peter Aalbæk Jensen is a resident of Herfølge.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Climate change and innovation in the building sector". Climatebuildings.dk. Retrieved 2012-08-18. 

Coordinates: 55°24′41″N 12°08′27″E / 55.41148°N 12.14092°E / 55.41148; 12.14092