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Kopenhagen (Copenhagen), famous as a majestic capital of Denmark, is located on the islands of Zealand and Amager with millions of inhabitants. It is the oldest and one of the most astonishing capitals in Northern Europe. The city is considered as the biggest metropolis in Scandinavia and has the largest airport.

Kopenhagen is also known as a center of culture, arts, business, media, and science with a plethora of amazing tourist destinations and amusement activities.

Availability of plenty of water as a natural harbor, rich fishing grounds (with a history of 'Vikings'), inclusive use of bicycle path, makes it a scintillating capital of the Danish Empire.

Kopenhagen is connected to Sweden with a bridge and tunnel called 'Øresundsbroen', the metropolitan areas of which are named as the 'Oresund Region'. The port of 'Copenhagen' and the port of 'Malmo' were merged in the year 2001, to form a single legal entity called as 'Copenhagen Malmo Port', which is equally owned by both the ports. It's a Swedish registered limited liability company which performs the task of operating the port.

Denmark has a population of 5.3 million people, out of which 7% is of foreign origin. Nearly 1.7 million people live in the Greater Copenhagen Area. Oresund Region has got a total population of 2.8 million.

Kopenhagen city is swamped with many historical churches which are open to the visitors for Holy Communion. Christianity was adopted by the Danish people almost a thousand years ago. Almost eighty five percent of Danish people are Protestants who are also the members of the National Church of Denmark.

CountryDenmark
CityKopenhagen (Native name-København)
Founded1167
Area44.000 square km/17.000 square miles
Population1.8 million (Greater Copenhagen and regions)
Time ZoneUCT+1
CurrencyDanish Kroner
LanguageDanish (Mother tongue), English, German, French
ClimateColdest month is Jan-Feb with an average temp 0°C and the warmest month is July with an average temp about 18°C - 24°C.
AirportKastrup
Cruise-PortsLangelinie - Nordhavnen