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Copenhagen

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Rank in Denmark

50+

Rank in Europe

155

World Rank

Currency
Danish Krone(DKK)
Weather
Cloudy 14.6℃
Time
23:11 PM (GMT +02:00)
Electric Socket
Type C ( 220 V 50 Hz)... Read more


About Copenhagen

Copenhagen,is not only  the capital of  Denmark but also Scandinavia's largest capital,sance-era Rosenborg Castle, surrounded by gardens and home to the crown jewels. The foundation of a new city was laid in 1167 and later it was was called "Hafnia".As the trading activities started to flourish and develop,  population  exceeded a 6.000 around 1400 AC. It was then a little town and renamed as Copenhagen "Købmændenes Havn" - the Harbour of Merchants - and then later named in Danish - "København."  Situated on the coastal islands of Zealand and Amager, it is  linked to Malmo in southern Sweden by the Öresund Bridge. Copenhagen is among World most dynamic and attractive capital cities. It has World's best public transport network and cleanest environment, The Danes considered themselves to be the happiest people in the world.

Continent Country
Europe Denmark
Airport Name / IATA Code
Copenhagen Airport CPH
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
BLL Billund Airport


Copenhagen
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
March to May and September to October, is the best time to visit Copenhagen. The summer brings warmest weather and a number of popular events. May and early June is the perfect time for a trip to Copenhagen as days are sunny and there is not too many crowds and temperature hovers in between 12.2 C to 16.7 degree Centigrade.
Moderate time to visit
Copenhagen's surrounding waters are warmer a little later into the year than other parts of Europe.The average temperatures are warmer than the air temperatures from late fall into mid-December. The high temperature averages 16.7 C in September, 12.1 C in October, and 7.1 C in NovemberFrom November to February weather in Copenhagen is too cold and bitter but prices are at their lowest. So its a bargain time to travelers to go to Copenhagen in winter. Christmas is a great time as Copenhagen celebrates with classic Danish Christmas meals. There is a word of caution.Christmas is a popular rime so there is a spike in room rates around this time. There are only a few hours of daylight each day and sightseeing time is shortened.
Worst time to visit
July and August are the months when tourist season in Copenhagen is at peak. Popular sites and restaurants are crowded. So it may not be a good time to visit capital city of the Denmark. Then December and January are the coldest months . Temperatures dips even below zero and days are shortened. So except Christmas celebrations, these months are no good to visit.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) -2 -3 0 2 7 11 13 12 10 7 3 0
Maximum temprature (℃) 2 4 5 10 16 19 21 21 17 12 7 4
Rain fall (mm) 40 20 40 30 40 60 60 60 60 50 60 50
Population
06 (Millions)
Official Language
Danish
Spoken Language
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Other Language
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Police
Ambulance
Taxi
Start Tariff: DKK 40... Read more

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Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 2.69
Cup of Coffee USD 5.85
Milk Carton Pack USD 1.27
Rice/Kg USD 2.21
White Bread USD 2.85
Eggs (12) USD 3.64
Combo Meal USD 11.71
Fine Dining USD 79.09
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 3.16
Domestic Beer USD 7.43
Imported Beer USD 6.33
Bottle of Wine USD 10.76
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 6.33
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 2.53
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 3.80
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 1565.98
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences

• Have the best time of your life at Tivoli Gardens. the second-oldest amusement park in the world 

• Must see the statue of The Little Mermaid overlooking the harbor. The statue commemorates one of director Hans Christian Anderson's most famous tales

• Christiana is Copenhagen's most intriguing neighborhoods is Christiana, a hotbed of political activism. Filled with canals, cruises through this area will point out the most interesting sites

•Modern Marvel at Rosenborg Castle: The new Opera House, designed by Henning Larsen, is a modern marvel. It is dramatically situated overlooking the harbor 

•Be sure to visit the world famous Carlsberg Brewery 

• Taste Copenhagen on a Classic Food Tour

• Plan a castle tour in North Sealand, Home of the summer residence of the Danish Royal Family, visit the Fredensborg Palace and  nearby  magnificent castles including Frederiksborg Castle. This beautiful area was the setting of Shakespeare's Hamlet

Shopping
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Taxi
TAXA 4x35 - Taxi Copenhagen, Rosenlunds Allé 8 2720 Vanløse
Taxi 4x27 Vægtergangen 32A, 2770 Kastrup,
Københavns Cykeltaxa. Rosenborggade 12, 1130 København
Dantaxi 4x48 Kongevejen 135, 2830 Virum
Souvenir Suggestions
  • Royal Copenhagen: Denmark caputal   renowned world over for its delicate blue and white porcelain products.Its collection has a great variety of plates, mugs, teapots and bowls. T
  • Scandinavian interior design items: Denmark has a rich legacy of architecture and design. In Copenhagen there are as many design stores with stylish items that will add a Scandinavian touch to your place.
  • Vikings Jewelry: Jewelry is an integral  part of Denmark's  culture and many museums display original Viking jewelry. Its a piece of the Scandinavian history and can be perfet souvenir.
  • Scarves: Danes never leave  their scarf at home.Scarves are an invaluable  for locals. Therefore, they Style is  important to peoplem so colorful baggy scarf is a-must in Denmark. So, you may go for this item especially visiting the country during the winter.
  • Freetown Christiania souvenirs: Copenhagen is the only city where you can get a souvenir from Freetown Christiania. Christiania’s logo is found on pencils, ashtrays, umbrellas and T-shirts and sold as souvenirs to the visitors
  • Lakrids: Danes use sweet and salty liquorice in ice creams, beers, cocktails, candy and many more products. Lakrids is elicious chocolate bites in different tastes but with liquorice as the main ingrediena and a perfect gift to give a taste of Denmark to your loved ones. 
  • Hans Christian Andersen items:  Miniatures of Andersen’s fairy tales characters as well as replicas of items that Andersen used to make beautiful paper cuttings in order to entertain his guests at festive gatherings.
  • Toms Skildpadde: Its one of the most popular chocolates in Denmark. Toms Skildpadde or ‘Toms Turtle’ in English is a chocolate turtle filled with rum, cream and caramel.Take a couple of them back home, your friends would love it.
  • Butter cookies: In  Copenhagen ypu will find  such a great variety of butter cookies found in no other country. They are packed in blue box with different paintings of Denmark’s notable places. Apart from tasty delicacies you can alsi use it as a decoration item.
  • Danish Elf. Nisse: Its a story about elves and magic spirits. Legend has it that Nisse was a mischievous elf in Denmark causing trouble in Christmas. Locals leave rice pudding or porridge for him on Christmas Eve  hoping he’ll be nicer to them. This little guy in fency dress is seen on every souvenir’s shop shelves. 

 

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