Taastrup is a Danish railway town or/and suburb of Copenhagen - 15 km west of the capital, and formerly the administrative seat of Høje-Taastrup Municipality, Region Hovedstaden. It takes it name from the village of Taastrup Valby, which also gave its name to the station established in 1859, from which the town grew. The population 1.January 2014 was 33,121. It forms a twin (sub)urban are with neighbouring suburb Høje Taastrup since the 1980s, that has engulfed the villages of Taastrup Valby, Høje Taastrup, Kragehave and Klovtofte.
Latitude: 55° 38' 59.99" N
Longitude: 12° 17' 60.00" E
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