Rødovre municipality is a Danish municipality in the Capital Region. The municipality is part of the Capital Region Hovedstadsområdet.
The Copenhagen suburb is 12.20 km ² compared to the population of 37 351 (as of 1 January 2013) is relatively small.
1999 Rødovre was one of the venues for the World Ice Hockey Championships in 1999. Suburb is the headquarters of the Danish supermarket chain Irma.
Parishes in the municipality
In the municipality are the following parish communities (Danish: Sogn ):
Development of Population (1 January ):
The Rødovre municipality has partnerships with the following cities:
- Järvenpää, Finland
- Lørenskog, Norway
Sons and daughters
- Anders W. Berthelsen (born 1969 ), actor
- Lars Eller (* 1989), ice hockey player
- Jacob Ejersbo (1968-2008), writer
- Ken Frost ( born 1967), track cyclist
- Brigitte Nielsen ( born 1963 ), actress
- Martin Retov ( b. 1980 ), football player
- Helle Thorning -Schmidt (born 1966 ), politician, prime minister, chairman of the Danish Social Democratic Party