Glostrup


Glostrup

Glostrup is a town and a suburban municipality (Danish, "kommune") in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand ("Sjælland") approx. 10 km west of Copenhagen in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 13 km², and has a total population of 20,673 (2008). It's Zip code ("Postnummer") is 2600. Its mayor is Søren Enemark, a member of the Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterne) political party. Enemark has served as the municipality's mayor since April 1, 2000.

The main town and the site of its municipal council is the town of Glostrup. Other towns in the municipality are Hvissinge and Ejby. Until 1974 the town of Avedøre also belonged to this municipality.

Neighboring municipalities are Rødovre to the east, Herlev and Ballerup to the north, Albertslund to the west, and Brøndby to the south.

Glostrup was not merged with other municipalities by January 1, 2007 as the result of nationwide "Kommunalreformen" ("The Municipality Reform" of 2007).

The church of Glostrup originates from the 12th century.

ee also

* Glostrup station

External links

* [http://www.glostrup.dk Municipality's official website]
* http://www.glostrupsogn.dk

References

* Municipal statistics: [http://www2.netborger.dk/Kommunefakta/ NetBorger Kommunefakta] , delivered from [http://www.kmd.dk/ KMD aka Kommunedata (Municipal Data)]
* Municipal mergers and neighbors: [http://kommune.eniro.dk/danmarkskort/ Eniro new municipalities map]


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