Ballerup is a Danish town, seat of the Ballerup Municipality, in the Region Hovedstaden. There are approximately 25 schools in Ballerup Municipality. Ballerup has its own educational institution specialized in the study, training and research of music. It is twinned with East Kilbride in Scotland.

Ballerup church
Ballerup church
Coordinates: 55°44′N 12°22′E / 55.733°N 12.367°E / 55.733; 12.367
RegionCapital (Hovedstaden)
 • Total15.7 km2 (6.1 sq mi)
 (1. January 2023)[1]
 • Total41,092
 • Density2,600/km2 (6,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (Central Europe Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2

Geography edit

The town is situated in the north-western suburbs of Copenhagen and is part of Copenhagen's urban area.

Sport edit

Track Cycling edit

The Ballerup Super Arena from the outside

Ballerup Super Arena is the velodrome of Ballerup. It hosted the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in 2002 and 2010 and many rounds of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics.

Notable people edit

  • Paul Høm (1905 in Ballerup – 1994) a Danish artist of religious paintings and brightly coloured stained glass windows

Sport edit

Matti Breschel, 2009

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55°44′N 12°22′E / 55.733°N 12.367°E / 55.733; 12.367