Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark (since the 15th century). It is located on the eastern coast of the island of Seeland, facing the strait of Øresund which separates Denmark from Sweden, in the Baltic Sea. The city has 650,000 inhabitants.
Copenhagen, founded in the 10th century by the Vikings, is famous for its port, its many bridges, parks and waterfronts. It is also famous for its historic center, its colorful houses, and its many pedestrian streets and cycle paths (80% of Copenhagen’s population are pedestrians and cyclists). Copenhagen is the 5th greenest European city.
Image of title: Nihaven. Source: flickr / Xavi