Vallensbæk Municipality

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Vallensbæk Municipality
Municipality
Coat of arms of Vallensbæk Municipality
Coat of arms
Map DK Vallensbæk.PNG
Country Denmark
Region Capital Region
Seat Herlev
Government
 • Mayor Henrik Bo Fomsgaard Rasmussen (C)
Area
 • Total 9.15 km2 (3.53 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)
 • Total 26,958
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipal code 187
Website www.vallensbaek.dk

Vallensbæk Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden on the east coast of the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark.

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The municipality covers an area of 9.15 km², and has a total population of 14.445 (2011). Its mayor is Henrik Rasmussen, a member of the Conservative People's Party (Det Konservative Folkeparti) political party.

The main town and the site of its municipal council is the town of Vallensbæk.

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

The municipality has a beach, a marina, and the Vallensbæk Marsh (Vallensbæk Mose) recreation area.

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Coordinates: 55°38′N 12°22′E / 55.633°N 12.367°E / 55.633; 12.367