Herlev Kommune is a suburban municipality (Danish, kommune) in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 12 km², and has a total population of 27,851 (1 April 2014). Its mayor is Thomas Gyldal Petersen, a member of the Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterne) political party. The former village Herlev is the largest settlement of the municipal and the site of the municipal council.
|• Mayor||Thomas Gyldal Petersen (S)|
|• Total||12.04 km2 (4.65 sq mi)|
(1 April 2014)
|• Density||2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Neighboring municipalities are Gladsaxe to the east and northeast, Furesø Municipality to the north, Ballerup to the west, Glostrup to the southwest, Rødovre to the south, and Copenhagen to the southeast.
Herlev municipality was not merged with other municipalities on 1 January 2007 as part of nationwide Kommunalreformen ("The Municipal Reform" of 2007).
Herlev's municipal council consists of 19 members, elected every four years.
Below are the municipal councils elected since the Municipal Reform of 2007.
|2005||12||1||2||2||1||1||19||67.1%||Kjeld Hansen (A)|
|2013||13||1||1||2||1||1||69.6%||Thomas Gyldal Petersen (A)|
|Data from Kmdvalg.dk 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017|
Twin towns – sister citiesEdit
- "Lidt om Herlev Kommune". mann.dk (in Danish). Lars Mann Pedersen. Retrieved 2021-04-16.
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