Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality

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Lyngby-Taarbæk Municipality
Municipality
Lyngby Rådhus (Town hall)
Lyngby Rådhus (Town hall)
Map DK Lyngby-Tårbæk.PNG
CountryDenmark
RegionCapital Region
SeatKongens Lyngby
Government
 • MayorSofia Osmani [da] (Conservative Party)
Area
 • Total38.88 km2 (15.01 sq mi)
Population (1 April 2014)
 • Total54,454
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipal code173
Websitewww.ltk.dk

Lyngby-Taarbæk Kommune (the spelling Lyngby-Tårbæk Kommune is occasionally used) is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden near Copenhagen on the east coast of the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 39 km², and has a total population of 54,454 (1 April 2014). Its mayor as of 2014 is Sofia Osmani [da], a member of the Conservative People's Party.

The main town and the site of its municipal council is the town of Kongens Lyngby. Other towns in the municipality are Taarbæk, Virum, Sorgenfri, Lundtofte, Brede, Hjortekær and Rådvad. To the east is the Øresund, which separates the island of Zealand from Sweden.

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

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The municipality is home to head offices of companies such as COWI, Alectia, Microsoft and Hempel Group.

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Coordinates: 55°47′N 12°30′E / 55.783°N 12.500°E / 55.783; 12.500