Tølløse

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Tølløse
town
Tølløse is located in Denmark
Tølløse
Tølløse
The location of Tølløse in Denmark
Coordinates: 55°36′52″N 11°45′52″E / 55.61454°N 11.76446°E / 55.61454; 11.76446Coordinates: 55°36′52″N 11°45′52″E / 55.61454°N 11.76446°E / 55.61454; 11.76446
CountryDenmark
RegionZealand (Sjælland)
MunicipalityHolbæk
Population
 (2015)
 • Total3,728
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
DK-4340 Tølløse

Tølløse, a railroad town, has a population of 3,728 (1 January 2015).[1] It lies at the railroad between Roskilde and Holbæk, and the railroad from Tølløse to Slagelse operated by Vestsjællands Lokalbaner.

The town is in Region Zealand, Holbæk Municipality in Denmark and was the municipal seat of the former Tølløse Municipality until 1 January 2007.

Notable people[edit]

  • Birgitte Gøye (1511-1574) a lady in waiting, landholder, noble, co-founder and principal of Herlufsholm School and was the county administrator of Tølløse until 1566
  • Christian Detlev, Count von Reventlow (1671–1738 in Tølløse Castle) a Danish military leader and diplomat
  • Michael Rasmussen (born 1974 in Tølløse) controversial retired Danish professional cyclist who competed in road racing and mountain biking.
  • Thomas Bruun Eriksen (born 1979 in Tølløse) a Danish professional road bicycle racer and sometime resident of Tølløse
  • Belinda Jensen (born 1990 in Tølløse) contestant in Miss Earth 2012

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