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|• Mayor||Henrik Rasmussen|
|• Chief Executive||Lars Hansen|
|• Director||Anette J. Laustsen|
|• Director||Hanne Hasling|
|Population (April 1, 2014)|
|Time zone||Central Europe Time (UTC+1)|
Vallensbæk is a Copenhagen suburb located (only an 18-minute drive from central Copenhagen) by Køge Bugt Strandpark, 16 km in southwest of the internal Copenhagen. It is commonly divided into Vallensbæk Nordmark, Vallensbæk Strand and Vallensbæk Landsby.
Vallensbæk is a lengthy and diverse municipality. In the south, it has a beach, S-Train station center and housing. In the middle, it is a village with a church from the Middle Ages. To the north are uniform residential neighborhoods.
Culture and Sights
Vallensbæk Beach has good bathing facilities and a nice marina with small restaurants and maritime atmosphere. There you can really enjoy nature with beautiful walks all year round and swimming in summer.
The church was built between 1150-1200. It then consisted of a Romanesque chancel and nave, built in kridtkvadre. The west end of the ship consists of another masonry that has been added so that the nave was extended westward.
The tower was added in the years after the 1500th The porch was renewed by a thorough restoration of the church in 1865.
Close to Vallensbæk is the famous museum Arken - as well as scenic areas with trails for biking, jogging, or walking.
The local council in Vallensbæk consists of 15 members. Members are elected for a period of 4 years.
The Local Council
As of January 1, 2014, the local council are as follows: 
Mayor : Henrik Rasmussen Members : Soren Wiborg, Anette Eriksen, Kenneth Kristensen Berth, Katja Lindblad, Jytte Bendtsen, Martin Nielson, Soren Mayntz, Niels Jørgensen, Morten Schou Jørgensen, John Smith, Erdal Colak,Arne Petersen, Carina Kristensen Berth, Gitte Hansen Lumby and Niels Karlsen.
The local council meets once a month and meetings are open to all. All agendas and minutes are publicly available.
Vallensbæk has a finance committee and three standing policy committees:
Finance Committee Social Affairs and Health Committee Child and Culture Committee Technical and Environmental Committee
The town has three schools: Pilehave school (North Field), Vallensbæk school (village) and Egholm School (Beach).
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- (Danish) Vallensbæk official website
- Pictures of Vallensbæk on Google Images
- Vallensbæk map on Google Maps
- (Danish) Vallensbæk Port
- (Danish) Vallensbæk Mose (bog)
- (Danish) Vallensbæk Fodbold (football club)