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Copenhagen is the capital and most populous city of Denmark. The city has a population of 1.3 million. Copenhagen is located on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand; another small portion of the city is located on Amager, and is separated from Malmö, Sweden, by the strait of Øresund. The Øresund Bridge connects the two cities by rail and road. The city is the cultural, economic and governmental centre of Denmark; it is one of the major financial centres of Northern Europe with the Copenhagen Stock Exchange. Copenhagen's economy has seen rapid developments in the service sector, especially through initiatives in information technology, pharmaceuticals and clean technology.
Copenhagen ranks top among European cities in quality of life. It is also considered one of the world's most environmentally-friendly cities. The water in the inner harbour is clean enough to swim in and 36% of all citizens commute to work by bicycle. With its rich history full of historical buildings and ancient streets, outstanding museums and galleries, the uniquely enchanting Tivoli Gardens and a resident monarchy that is the oldest in the world, the Danish capital has a host of attractions to suit all and can offer our visitors a truly memorable experience.
Copenhagen is in the oceanic climate zone. Its weather is subject to low-pressure systems from the Atlantic which result in changes in their conditions throughout the year. Apart from higher rainfall from July to September, precipitation is normal .While snowfall occurs mainly from late December to early March, there can also be rain, with average temperatures around the freezing point.
Copenhagen is a lively city , with a full of places to visit, some of the famous places like Tivoli Gardens, The Little Mermaid, Nyhavn, Kronborg Castle, Christiansborg Palace, Strøget, Bakken, National Aquarium Denmark, Den Blå Planet, Botanical Garden.