...

Copenhagen

Copenhagen - description of the city:

Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark, located on the islands of Zealand and Amager, the administrative center of the County of Copenhagen. It is the port of the Oresund Strait. The city was first mentioned in 1043, and in 1167 the castle and fortifications were built there. In 1254 it received the status of the city. Since the first half of the 15th century the city represents the royal residence and the capital. In 1658 Copenhagen was besieged by the troops of the Swedish King Charles X, and in 1700 by Charles XII.

Nowadays there are 466 thousand inhabitants in the city, in agglomeration Big Copenhagen - 1334 thousand. It is connected by roads and rail ferries with Malmo, Helsingborg and Landskrona (Sweden); there is also an international airport. Copenhagen controls two fifths of the value of industrial production of the country. Main industries include shipbuilding and diesel engine manufacturing, electrical, instrument, chemical, food and other industries. There are 3 universities in the city (including a technical one). Museums: National, Art, Museum of the sculptor B. Thorwaldsen, and others. The historic core of the city is located on the island Slotskholmen. Here are the Rosenborg Palace, the Exchange, the Palace Sharlottenborg (all of 17th century), the Christiansborg Palace-Parliament (18th century, was rebuilt after the fires in the 1800-1820 and 1907-1922), and the Amalienborg Palace complex (was in the process of building from 18th century).

Country Denmark
International title Copenhagen
Population 1,153,615 people
Timezone Europe/Copenhagen
State Capital Region
Geographic coordinates Latitude: 55.67594 x Longitude: 12.56553

Photo Galery Copenhagen

Spending Time in Copenhagen
#01: Spending Time in Copenhagen Spending Time in Copenhagen Copenhagen
Copenhagen - places of Interest
#02: Copenhagen - places of Interest Copenhagen - places of Interest Copenhagen
Travel across Copenhagen
#03: Travel across Copenhagen Travel across Copenhagen Copenhagen
Famous places of Copenhagen
#04: Famous places of Copenhagen Famous places of Copenhagen Copenhagen
Nowadays of Copenhagen
#05: Nowadays of Copenhagen Nowadays of Copenhagen Copenhagen
Copenhagen Photogallery
#06: Copenhagen Photogallery Copenhagen Photogallery Copenhagen
Places to visit in Copenhagen
#07: Places to visit in Copenhagen Places to visit in Copenhagen Copenhagen
Spending days in Copenhagen
#08: Spending days in Copenhagen Spending days in Copenhagen Copenhagen
Places to see in Copenhagen
#09: Places to see in Copenhagen Places to see in Copenhagen Copenhagen
Amazing Copenhagen
#10: Amazing Copenhagen Amazing Copenhagen Copenhagen
Sightseeing in Copenhagen
#11: Sightseeing in Copenhagen Sightseeing in Copenhagen Copenhagen
Acquaintance to Copenhagen
#12: Acquaintance to Copenhagen Acquaintance to Copenhagen Copenhagen

Copenhagen video guide

Places to visit in Copenhagen

Famous Places

Les Diablerets
Country: Switzerland

Les Diablerets Introduction Les Diablerets is a ski resort and mountain villaged located in the Ormont-Dessus municipality in the Vaud Canton of Switzerland.  The village has an altitude of over 1,000 meters on the north side of the Diablere ...

Ruprechtskirche
Country: Austria

The church of St Ruprecht, rising on an escarpment overlooking Ruprechtsplatz, is Vienna’s oldest church. At one time, an arm of the Danube flowed nearby with a landing stage for salt transported from Salzburg. According to legend, the church was ...

Oberwolz
Country: Austria

This small town, which grew rich through its trade in salt and the smelting of silver excavated in the surrounding hills, has preserved some of its former glory. In the surrounding area many archaeological finds from the Hallstatt period have been ...

Stubaital
Country: Austria

Travelling on the Brenner motorway from Innsbruck towards Italy you will pass the Stubai Alps to your right, a high ridge massif with few valleys. The lowest route into the centre of the massif runs along the Stubaital (Stubai Valley), with its bus ...

Otztal
Country: Austria

Following the course of the Otztaler Ache, a tributary of the Inn river, is the long valley of Otztal. At its southern end, near the border with Italy, rises the Otztaler Alpen range, with many peaks above 3,500 m (11,500 ft): the Wildspitze at 3,7 ...

Denmark Cities:
© 2016 vevesworld.com Contact Us