Furesø Kommune is a municipality (Danish: kommune) in Denmark. It has a population of 40,325 (1 April 2016) and an area of 55.68 km² (21.50 sq.mi.). The municipality belongs to the Copenhagen Capital Region and lies 20 km northwest of Copenhagen. Its mayor is Ole Bondo Christensen, a member of the Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterne) political party. It is a municipality with much forest and access to several lakes, of which it is named after the largest, Furesøen, which has a popular beach with rest rooms, a small candy/ice shop and in addition sportsboat (competition) clubs and a restaurant open all year.