Population: About 56,300
Area: 256 sq.km
Mayor Flemming Christensen, Conservative Party
Køge City Council: 27 members
Tax rate: 24.9 %
Towns/villages: Køge, Herfølge, Ll. Skensved, Ølsemagle, Lellinge, Alkestrup, Tureby, Borup, Ølby, Gørslev, Bjæverskov, Vemmedrup and Ejby
Schools: 16 public schools, 1 high school, 1 commercial school, 1 technical school, 1 production
high school, 1 youth school, 1 special school, 1 music school
Cultural institutions: Køge Swim Centre, KØS - Museum of art in public spaces, Galleries, Museums, 6 libraries and 1 Tourist Office
Infrastructure: Køge Bugt Motorway – about 38 km to the centre of Copenhagen
S-train: 45 minutes to Copenhagen.
Regional trains: to Roskilde, Næstved, Faxe Ladeplads and Rødvig
Ferry: service to Bornholm.