Kopenhagen, Denmark » City Info » Economy

Good quality of life, fast developing economy, well-built infrastructural facilities with a balance over culture and tradition makes Copenhagen one of the 'most livable cities' in Europe. Provider as one of the highest gross wages in the world, Copenhagen city is popular amongst the highly educated foreign labor that prefers to settle here. Apart from this, the city is no doubt one of the most expensive cities in Europe.

Life-sciences and R & D Pharma companies (viz: Medicon Valley, Novo Nordisk, and Lundbeck) have also contributed to the economy of Copenhagen.

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Being a service oriented economy and the most important city of Denmark, Copenhagen was ranked 4th among the list of top 50 European cities of the future by Financial Times in the year 2008. Multinational companies (like Microsoft) and a wide range of industries like shipping companies (e.g. Maersk) have shifted their regional as well as the world headquarters along with the distribution centers in Copenhagen.

Cross-border activities over the Orsund region make it a heart for economic activity and commercial interactions with an increase in traffic. Commuting is done across the bridge for commercial purposes, for better job prospects, for seeking an advanced education, for being a part of the fascinating culture, for enjoying night-life, for shopping, and most of the time for availing the airport facilities.