Brøndbyvester (Danish pronunciation: [pʁɶnpyˈvestɐ]) is a Danish town, seat and main settlement of the Brøndby Municipality, in the Region Hovedstaden. It is known for housing the stadium of football team Brøndby IF.

Brøndby town hall
Brøndby town hall
Coordinates: 55°39′17″N 12°24′19″E / 55.65472°N 12.40528°E / 55.65472; 12.40528
RegionCapital (Hovedstaden)
 • MayorIb Terp
 • Total20,000
Time zoneUTC+1 (Central Europe Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2

History edit

The town is the original core of Brøndby and sometimes is simply named in that way.

Geography edit

The town is situated close to the coast, in the south-western suburb of Copenhagen and is part of its urban area.

Notable people edit

  • Per Bjerregaard (born 1946 in Randers) a Danish educated physician, former footballer and chairman of Brøndby IF
  • Henrik Carlsen (born 1959) a Danish composer, record producer, singer and keyboardist; grew up in Brøndby

Sport edit

Karim Zaza, 2009

See also edit

External links edit

  Media related to Brøndbyvester at Wikimedia Commons

55°39′17″N 12°24′59″E / 55.65472°N 12.41639°E / 55.65472; 12.41639