Herlev Municipality

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.

Herlev Municipality
Herlev Hospital set fra Herlev Ringvej.jpg
Coat of arms of Herlev Municipality
Map DK Herlev.PNG
Coordinates: 55°43′00″N 12°25′00″E / 55.716666666667°N 12.416666666667°E / 55.716666666667; 12.416666666667Coordinates: 55°43′00″N 12°25′00″E / 55.716666666667°N 12.416666666667°E / 55.716666666667; 12.416666666667
CountryDenmark
RegionHovedstaden
Established1909
SeatHerlev
Government
 • MayorThomas Gyldal Petersen (S)
Area
 • Total12.04 km2 (4.65 sq mi)
Population
 (1 April 2014)
 • Total27,851
 • Density2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipal code163
Websitewww.herlev.dk Edit this at Wikidata

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).

PoliticsEdit

Municipal councilEdit

Herlev's municipal council consists of 19 members, elected every four years.

Below are the municipal councils elected since the Municipal Reform of 2007.

Election Party Total
seats
Turnout Elected
mayor
A B C F O V Ø
2005 12 1 2 2 1 1 19 67.1% Kjeld Hansen (A)
2009 11 2 4 1 1 63.6%
2013 13 1 1 2 1 1 69.6% Thomas Gyldal Petersen (A)
2017 12 2 1 1 1 2 68.7%
Data from Kmdvalg.dk 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2017

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Herlev is twinned with:[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lidt om Herlev Kommune". mann.dk (in Danish). Lars Mann Pedersen. Retrieved 2021-04-16.

External linksEdit