Copenhagen, much more than just the Little Mermaid

19 November 2010 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, European Union, European Capital of Culture Reading Time:  9 minutes

Danish Parliament - Christiansborg Palace ©

Danish Parliament – Christiansborg Palace ©

Copenhagen (in Danish København) is the most visited northern European city, located on the largest Danish island of Zealand (Sjælland), home to Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Mermaid and Tivoli Gardens. Copenhagen is not only the capital of Denmark, but also the most diverse city in Scandinavia. A quarter of all Danes live in the greater Copenhagen area. With the huge bridge link across the Sound (Øresund) over to Sweden Copenhagen grew in the new millennium to even greater importance as a hub in Scandinavia.   read more…

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