Kongens Lyngby
Kongens Lyngby is the main city in the affluent Danish
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 municipality of Lyngby-Taarbæk
Lyngby-Taarbæk Kommune is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden near Copenhagen on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 39 km², and has a total population of 51,449 . Its mayor as of 2010 is Søren P...

. Just north of Copenhagen
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, the city lies in the northern part of Denmark's largest island, Zealand (Danish
Danish language
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, Sjælland). The city has two districts: Lyngby (east of Lyngby station
Lyngby station
Lyngby station is a station on the Hillerød radial of the S-train network in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is located centrally in Kongens Lyngby. With its large bus terminal, it is an important hub for public transport in the northern suburbs of Copenhagen....

) and Ulrikkenborg (west of the station).

Lyngby is home to the Lyngby Boldklub
Lyngby Boldklub
Lyngby Boldklub is a professional Danish football club founded in 1921. It is based at Lyngby Stadion in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark. From 1994 to 2001 the club was known as Lyngby FC.-History:...

 football team, several large IT companies, financial institutions, the major international engineering
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 firm COWI A/S
COWI A/S is an international consulting group, specialising in engineering, environmental science and economics, based in Lyngby, Denmark.It has been involved in more than 50,000 projects in 175 countries...

, Bang & Olufsen ICEpower
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 a/s, and the Lyngby-Taarbæk Philharmonic Orchestra
Lyngby-Taarbæk Symfoniorkester
Lyngby-Taarbæk Symfoniorkester is a full philharmonic amateur orchestra based in Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark. It consists of a mixed group of conservatory students and amateur musicians, ranging in age from the early teens to the 50s and 60s...


Kongens Lyngby borders: Brede
Brede is the name for several places, among others:* the River Brede in East Sussex, England* Brede, East Sussex, a village near the River Brede* Brede, Denmark, a suburb of the Lyngby-Taarbæk municipality...

, site of the Technical University of Denmark
Technical University of Denmark
The Technical University of Denmark , often simply referred to as DTU, is a university just north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It was founded in 1829 at the initiative of Hans Christian Ørsted as Denmark's first polytechnic, and is today ranked among Europe's leading engineering institutions, and the...

; the municipality of Gentofte
Gentofte Kommune is a municipality in the Capital Region of Denmark on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of , and has a total population of 68,913...

 (the most affluent in Denmark); Sorgenfri
Sorgenfri is a neighbourhood in Lyngby-Taarbæk municipality in Greater Copenhagen lying just north of Kongens Lyngby. It is the site of Sorgenfri Palace....

, where the Danish Prime Minister
Prime Minister of Denmark
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's official residence, Marienborg
Marienborg is the summer residence of Denmark's Prime Minister, and is frequently used for official purposes. It is situated on the shore of Lake Bagsværd in Kongens Lyngby, north of Copenhagen in North Zealand.-Private History:...

, lies; and the Gladsaxe
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