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TAASTRUP is a Danish railway town or/and suburb of Copenhagen
Copenhagen
- 15 km west of the capital, and formerly the administrative seat of Høje-Taastrup Municipality , Region Hovedstaden . It takes its name from the village of Taastrup
Taastrup
Valby , which also gave its name to the station established in 1859, from which the town grew. The population on 1 January 2014 was 33,121. It forms a twin (sub)urban area with neighbouring suburb Høje Taastrup
Høje Taastrup
since the 1980s, that has engulfed the villages of Taastrup
Taastrup
Valby , Høje Taastrup
Høje Taastrup
, Kragehave and Klovtofte . This area has almost grown together with the town of Hedehusene
Hedehusene
.

CONTENTS

* 1 Geography * 2 Twinned cities * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links

GEOGRAPHY

The town is halfway between Metropolitan Copenhagen
Copenhagen
and Roskilde
Roskilde
, close to the suburbs and municipalities of Albertslund and Ishøj .

TWINNED CITIES

* OLDENBURG - Germany
Germany
* SPOTORNO - italy

SEE ALSO

* Høje-Taastrup Municipality * Høje- Taastrup Station
Taastrup Station
* Taastrup Station
Taastrup Station
* Taastrup Water Tower * Treaty of Taastrup * Danish Technological Institute

REFERENCES

* ^ BEF44: Population 1.January by urban areas database from Statistics Denmark

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