What is Copenhagen?

  • (noun): The capital and largest city of Denmark; located on the island of Zealand.
    Example: "Copenhagen is sometimes called the Paris of the North"
    Synonyms: Kobenhavn, Danish capital


Copenhagen ( /ˈkoʊpənheɪɡən/ or /ˈkoʊpənhɑːɡən/) or København ( ) is the capital of Denmark and its most populous city, with an urban population of 1,213,822 (as of 1 January 2012 (2012 -01-01)) and a metropolitan population of 1,947,944 (as of 1 October 2012 (2012 -10-01)). With the completion of the transnational Øresund Bridge in 2000, Copenhagen has become the centre of the increasingly integrated Øresund Region. Within this region, Copenhagen and the Swedish city of Malmö are growing into a combined metropolitan area. Copenhagen is situated on the islands of Zealand and Amager.

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Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann - Biography
... Hartmann was born and died in Copenhagen and came from a musical family of German descent ... By 1824, he was already the organist at the Garnisons Kirke in Copenhagen, and in 1832, he made his debut as a composer with the opera Ravnen (The Raven). 1827, Hartmann helped co-establish and direct the Copenhagen Conservatory with Niels Gade and Holger Simon Paulli ...
... Christianshavn is an artificial island neighbourhood located in Copenhagen, Denmark ... by Christian IV as part of his extension of the fortifications of Copenhagen ... from Dutch cities but it was soon incorporated into Copenhagen proper ...
Copenhagen, New York - Demographics
... For population 25 years and over in Copenhagen High school or higher 84.1% Bachelor's degree or higher 9.7% Graduate or professional degree 1.3% Unemployed 9.4% Mean travel time to work 22.7 ...
Ludwig A. Colding - Life
... and arranged for Colding to serve an apprenticeship under a craftsman in Copenhagen, Colding achieving the status of journeyman in 1836 ... of a mentor to the young Colding and encouraged him to enroll at the Copenhagen Polytechnic Institute ... in 1841 and worked as a teacher before being appointed inspector of roads and bridges in Copenhagen in 1845 ...
... North West, short form of Copenhagen North West) or Nordvestkvarteret is an area in Copenhagen under Copenhagen municipality, which is mainly situated in the south western part of the district Bispebjerg ...