Glostrup is a Danish city located in the Capital Region of Denmark. It is the eighth-largest urban area in the country, with a population of approximately 20,000 people. It lies east of Copenhagen, in the western part of the island of Zealand.
Glostrup is said to have had a long history, dating back to the Bronze Age. Archeological findings tell us that this area has been inhabited for as far back as 5,100 years.
Glostrup is also home to the first industrial estate in 1913 by furniture builder C. O. Pedersen. This same area was later integrated into the Glostrup municipality.
One of the main attractions of Glostrup is the Glostrup Slotspark, a folly park designed in the 1700s by the Dutch architect Cornelius Saftleven.
Glostrup is also known for its many shopping opportunities, with several large shopping centers in the town center.
Glostrup is also home to a thriving nightlife with numerous bars, restaurants, and a casino.
The city is connected to the regional train network, providing easy access to destinations in the greater Copenhagen area.
Glostrup is also the home of Copenhagen Business School, the largest business school in Scandinavia.
In recent years, the city has seen an influx in population due to increased immigration and birth rates.
The city is also known for its many Danish-speaking immigrants who have brought their food and cultural heritage to the city.
Glostrup also hosts many sporting events throughout the year, with the local football club Glostrup Fodbold in the Danish series.