The capital of Denmark, Copenhagen is often hailed as one the world’s most livable cities. It is also considered one of the world’s most environmentally friendly cities. In fact, the water in the inner harbor is so clean that you can swim in it, and 36 per cent of all citizens commute to work by bicycle.
With a population of just below 1.2 million Copenhagen is a metropolis on the human scale, engineered for pedestrians, pedal power, and urban living. The compact layout of the city centre allows you to do your sightseeing and shopping on foot, and explore the many attractions in the old parts of the city as well as the newly designed districts and spectacular new urban icons.
Home to the Royal Family and seat of the Danish parliament, Folketinget, Copenhagen enjoys a rich and varied cultural life of museums, galleries, theatres, and music.
Most liveable city in the world
In their 2014 Quality of Life Survey, the British lifestyle magazine, Monocle, voted Copenhagen as the most liveable city for the third time.