Copenhagen is the capital city of and forms the moderate conurbation that one million Danes call home. It is big enough to form a small Danish metropolis, with shopping, culture and nightlife par excellence, yet small enough still to feel intimate and be safe.

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is the central area and the historical heart of , bounded by the lakes circling the inner city and the harbour, it reflects the entire city’s extent during the reign of King Christian IV, when the town was fortified.

The is a green suburban district north of .

is an inner district of and perhaps the most multicultural part of the city.

is a mainly residential district of , just north of the .


is a district and island east and southeast of central , covering some 96 km², and mostly notable as the home of and the charming old fishing hamlet of Dragør.

is located just outside ’s city center - the Inner City or - making it a very attractive place to live, also included are the districts of Sydhavnen.

is a suburban district west of inner , , mostly build up during the 1970-80s.

might look as a part of Copenhagen to a traveller.

is a district east of the inner city of .

is a self-governing "free town" established in 1971, a city within the city, on the site of a military barracks as an alternative to mainstream culture.


  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 602,000
  • IATA airport code: CPH
  • United Nations Location Code: DK CPH
  • Latitude: 55.6759° or 55° 40' 33.4" north
  • Longitude: 12.5655° or 12° 33' 55.9" east
  • Elevation: 14 meters (46 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 2618425

Other Names for Copenhagen

  • Afrikaans: Kopenhagen
  • Amharic: ኮፐንሀገን
  • Amharic: ኮፕንሀግ
  • Arabic: كوبنهاغن
  • Aragonese: Copenaguen
  • Armenian: Կոպենհագեն
  • Basque: Kopenage
  • Basque: Kopenhage
  • Belarusian: Капэнгаген
  • Bengali: কোপেনহাগেন
  • Bengali: কোপেনহেগেন
  • Bosnian: Kopenhagen
  • Breton: Kopenhagen
  • Bulgarian: Копенхаген
  • Catalan: Copenhaguen
  • Chinese: 哥本哈根
  • Chuvash: Копенгаген
  • Croatian: Kopenhagen
  • Czech: Kodaň
  • Danish: København
  • Dutch: Kopenhagen
  • Esperanto: Kopenhago
  • Estonian: Kopenhaagen
  • Faroese: Keypmannahavn
  • Finnish: Kööpenhamina
  • French: Copenhague
  • Galician: Copenhaguen - København
  • Georgian: კოპენჰაგენი
  • German: Kopenhagen
  • Greek: Κοπεγχάγη
  • Hebrew: קופנהאגן
  • Hebrew: קופנהגן
  • Hungarian: Koppenhága
  • Icelandic: Kaupmannahöfn
  • Ido: København
  • Indonesian: Kopenhagen
  • Irish: Cóbanhávan
  • Italian: Copenaghen
  • Japanese: コペンハーゲン
  • Kalaallisut: København
  • Kashubian: Kòpenhaga
  • Korean: 코펜하겐
  • Latin: Hafnia
  • Latvian: Kopenhāgena
  • Ligurian: Copenaghen
  • Lithuanian: Kopenhaga
  • Low German: Kopenhagen
  • Luxembourgish: Kopenhagen
  • Northern Sami: Københámman
  • Norwegian: København
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kjøpenhamn
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: København
  • Novial: København
  • Occitan (post 1500): Copenaga
  • Occitan (post 1500): København
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܟܘܦܢܗܓܢ
  • Polish: Kopenhaga
  • Portuguese: Copenhaga
  • Quechua: København
  • Romanian: Copenhaga
  • Russian: Копенгаген
  • Sanskrit: कोपनहागन
  • Sardinian: Copenaghen
  • Serbian: Копенхаген
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kopenhagen
  • Slovak: Kodaň
  • Slovenian: Kobenhaven
  • Slovenian: Köbenhavn
  • Slovenian: København
  • Spanish: Copenhague
  • Swahili (macrolanguage): Kopenhagen
  • Swedish: Köpenhamn
  • Thai: โคเปนเฮเกน
  • Tibetan: ཀའོ་པེན་ཧ་ཀེན
  • Turkish: Kopenhag
  • Uighur: كوپېنھاگېن
  • Ukrainian: Копенгаген
  • Volapük: Köbenhavn
  • Volapük: København
  • Western Frisian: Kopenhagen
  • Kjobenhavn
  • Kobenhavn
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