Brøndbyvester

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.

Brøndbyvester
Brøndby town hall
Brøndby town hall
Map DK Brøndby.PNG
Coordinates: 55°39′17″N 12°24′19″E / 55.65472°N 12.40528°E / 55.65472; 12.40528
CountryDenmark
RegionCapital (Hovedstaden)
MunicipalityBrøndby
Government
 • MayorIb Terp
Population
 (2009)
 • Total20,000
Time zoneUTC+1 (Central Europe Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2

HistoryEdit

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

GeographyEdit

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

Notable peopleEdit

  • 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

SportEdit

 
Karim Zaza, 2009

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Brøndbyvester at Wikimedia Commons


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