Vangede is an affluent and wealthy upper class suburb 8 km north of central Copenhagen, Denmark. This area is primarily made up of one and two family houses and two and three story apartment buildings.
The first known references to the village is from 1346 when it is referred to as Wangwethæ.
Munkegaard School was completed in 1953 to a design by Arne Jacobsen. Vangede Church is from 1974 and was designed by Johan Otto von Spreckelsen, who would later also design the Grande Arche in Paris. Vangede Battery has been converted into a park.
The author Dan Turèll grew up in the neighbourhood and has portrayed it in his book Vangede billeder.
- Povl Erik Carstensen (1960-) -comedian
- "Vangede" (in Danish). Gyldendal. Retrieved 2014-01-15.
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