Herlev is a suburb about 9 km northwest of Copenhagen city center. It is the site of the municipal council of Herlev Municipality, Denmark.

Herlev Church


Herlev is the hometown of former Vancouver Canuck Jannik Hansen.

Herlev is known for its hockey team, the Herlev Hornets.


Herlev Hospital is 120m in height. It is famous for being Denmark's tallest building and the fifth tallest hospital in the world. Its modern, functional architecture in bright concrete, glass and bronze-coloured aluminum gives a unique impression. Construction began in 1965 and the hospital was finished in 1975. It was opened in 1976. In 2021, the new Emergency Room and paediatric centre were opened by Crown Princess Mary, the Danish Minister of Health Magnus Heunicke, and Sophie Hæstorp Andersen, chairman of the Region Hovedstaden.

Herlev has several small, independent museums placed around the city.


Herlev train station serves the central part of Herlev. Local buses from the bus terminal outside the train station provide connections to more remote areas of the municipality.

Notable peopleEdit

Pernille Blume, 2015



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Coordinates: 55°43′52″N 12°25′26″E / 55.731°N 12.424°E / 55.731; 12.424