The municipal seat of government is the Copenhagen City Hall (Rеdhus).
Copenhagen has one of the highest standards of living in the world, owing in part to welfare benefits and economic and political stability.
In 2008 Copenhagen was included in the list of Top 20 Most Livable Cities, received a special award as "Best Designed City," and was classified as a Cultural World City.
Grieving over the loss of his daughters, Hiawatha retreated to the forest.
Suburban Copenhagen is planned according to "The Finger Plan," initiated in 1947, dividing the suburbs into five fingers.
Copenhagen covered 1032 square miles (2923 square kilometers) in 2008.
Copenhagen is the largest city in the administrative region of Hovedstaden, although Hillerшd is the capital of that region.
Carl Theodor Dreyer, who is regarded as one of the greatest directors in cinema hailed from Copenhagen.
Copenhagen has been listed among the Top 20 Most Livable Cities, and has been given a special award as "Best Designed City."
During 1658-1659, Copenhagen withstood a two-year siege by the Swedes under Charles X and successfully repelled a major assault.
Copenhagen, the capital and largest city of Denmark, is located on the Zealand and Amager Islands, and is separated from Malmц, Sweden, by the strait of Шresund.
have been found around Copenhagen, but there are no signs of permanent settlements from that time.
Copenhagen is home to the oldest and largest university in Denmark, the University of Copenhagen, founded in 1479.
Originally a Viking fishing village known as "Havn," in the tenth century the city of Copenhagen was officially founded and served as a harbor town.
Copenhagen was the birthplace of many people who have contributed significantly to the world in a variety of disciplines throughout history.
Welfare benefits, and political stability, mean Copenhagen's living standards are among the highest in the world.
Before the opening, Copenhagen Center was inhabited by approximately 125,000 people, peaking at 140,000 in the census of 1870.
In 1901, Copenhagen expanded further, incorporating communities with 40,000 people, and in the process making Frederiksberg an enclave within Copenhagen.
When a British expeditionary force bombarded Copenhagen in 1807 to gain control of the Danish Navy, the city suffered great damage and hundreds of people were killed.
Consumers, retailers and politicians in Copenhagen share a concern for the environment, ecology and sustainability.
On the Swedish side of the sound, directly across from Copenhagen, lie the towns of Malmц and Landskrona.
The Copenhagen Capital Region had both the highest GDP per capita and economic growth in the whole of Denmark in 2005.
Copenhagen is a transport hub for Northern Europe.
The conurbation of Copenhagen consists of several municipalities, the largest of which is Copenhagen municipality, followed by an enclave inside Copenhagen municipality called Frederiksberg.
Copenhagen's residents enjoy both the highest GDP per capita and economic growth in the whole of Denmark.
In 1445, Copenhagen became the residence of the royal family and was made the capital of Denmark.
In August 1943, when the government's collaboration with the occupation forces collapsed, the Royal Danish Navy sunk several ships in Copenhagen Harbor to prevent them from being used by the Germans.
In 1167, the year that marks the foundation of Copenhagen, Bishop Absalon of Roskilde, built a castle on an islet, and fortified the town.
Copenhagen formerly was the location of most of Denmark’s manufacturing.
In 1801, a British fleet under Admiral Parker fought the Battle of Copenhagen, against the Danish Navy in Copenhagen harbor.
Copenhagen is a leading city in environmental concern and has taken an aggressive role in establishing a multi-faceted strategy aimed at making it the world's leading environmental capital by 2015.
During World War II, Copenhagen was occupied by German troops along with the rest of the country from April 9, 1940, until May 4, 1945.
Copenhagen has been further deemed to be the happiest city in the happiest nation, where people feel safe and contented with life.
Copenhagen municipality has 55 councilors, and council elections are held on the third Tuesday of November every four years.
Copenhagen is also a part of the Шresund region, which consists of Zealand, Lolland-Falster and Bornholm in Denmark, and Scania in Sweden.
Copenhagen has taken a leading position in the struggle against greenhouse gases and global warming.
Copenhagen has two airports, Kastrup (the large international airport) and Roskilde Lufthavn (a smaller international and general aviation airport).
Maersk, the world's largest container shipping company, has its world headquarters in Copenhagen.
The excellent harbor encouraged Copenhagen's growth until it became an important center of commerce (the first part of the word "Copenhagen" denotes "commerce" in Danish).
The Technical and Environment Administration has formulated a strategy aimed at making Copenhagen the world's leading environmental capital by 2015.
Copenhagen’s trade began to flourish by the late sixteenth century.
The weather in Copenhagen is mild through all four seasons.
Statistics Denmark uses a measure of the contiguously built-up urban area of Copenhagen, providing a figure of 1,153,615 inhabitants in 2008.