1. The capital and largest city of Denmark; sometimes called; Also called: Kobenhavn, Danish capital.
2. Village in New York (USA); zip code 13626.
(Danish Křbenhavn) Capital of Denmark, on the islands of Zealand and Amager; including suburbs).
To the E is the royal palace at Amalienborg; the 17th-century Charlottenborg Palace houses the Academy of Arts, and parliament meets in the Christiansborg Palace. The statue of Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid (by Edvard Eriksen) is at the harbor entrance. The Tivoli amusement park is in the heart of the city.
Copenhagen was a fishing village until 1167, when the bishop of Roskilde built the castle on the site of the present Christiansborg palace. A settlement grew up, and it became the Danish capital 1443. The university was founded 1479. The city was under German occupation April 1940–May 1945.
Glavni grad Danske.