Ballerup

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.

Ballerup
Picture of Ballerup church
Picture of Ballerup church
Map DK Ballerup.PNG
Coordinates: 55°44′N 12°22′E / 55.733°N 12.367°E / 55.733; 12.367
CountryDenmark
RegionCapital (Hovedstaden)
MunicipalityBallerup
Population
 (2015)
 • Total39,163
Time zoneUTC+1 (Central Europe Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2

GeographyEdit

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

SportEdit

Track CyclingEdit

 
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 peopleEdit

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

SportEdit

 
Matti Breschel, 2009

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Ballerup at Wikimedia Commons

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