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The term Metropolitan Copenhagen ( or ) consist of Copenhagen
Copenhagen
Copenhagen is the capital and largest city of Denmark, with an urban population of 1,199,224 and a metropolitan population of 1,930,260 . With the completion of the transnational Øresund Bridge in 2000, Copenhagen has become the centre of the increasingly integrating Øresund Region...

 and Frederiksberg
Frederiksberg
Frederiksberg Kommune is a municipality on the island of Zealand in Denmark. It surrounded by the city of Copenhagen. The municipality, co-extensive with its seat, covers an area of and has a total population of 98,782 making it the smallest municipality in Denmark area-wise, the fifth most...

 municipalities and the former Copenhagen County
Copenhagen County
Københavns Amt is a former county on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. It covered the municipalities in the metropolitan Copenhagen area, with the exception of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg. Effective January 1, 2007, the county was abolished and merged into Region Hovedstaden Københavns...

, except for the municipalities Høje-Taastrup
Høje-Taastrup
Høje-Taastrup Kommune is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 78 km² , and has a total population of 47,158...

, Ledøje-Smørum
Ledøje-Smørum
Until January 1, 2007 Ledøje-Smørum was a municipality in Copenhagen County on Zealand island in eastern Denmark, then merged into Egedal...

, in all, 18 municipalities, and except parts of Ballerup
Ballerup
Ballerup Kommune is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. Approx. 15 km. From central Copenhagen. The municipality covers an area of 34 km², and has a total population of 47,116 . It is also the name of the municipal seat,...

, Greve
Greve municipality
Greve Municipality is a municipality about 21 km south-west of Copenhagen in Region Sjælland on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 60 km², and has a total population of 47,773...

 (of former Roskilde County), Ishøj
Ishøj
Ishøj Municipality is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers 26 km², with a total population of 20,687 , many of whom are Pakistani, African, Arab, or Turkish immigrants...

, former Søllerød
Søllerød
Until January 1, 2007, Søllerød was a municipality in Copenhagen County on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 39.77 km², and had a total population of 31,920...

 and former Værløse, mentioned with (the part of) their population included from 2007. Ishøj and Greve are included for the first time since 1999. Population 1st January 2011: 1,199,224.

List of municipalities


According to Danmarks Statistik, since January 1, 2007 Metropolitan Copenhagen comprises the following municipalities (Danish
Danish language
Danish is a North Germanic language spoken by around six million people, principally in the country of Denmark. It is also spoken by 50,000 Germans of Danish ethnicity in the northern parts of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, where it holds the status of minority language...

, kommune) (population mentioned if only part of the municipality belongs to Metropolitan Copenhagen) :
  • Copenhagen
    Copenhagen
    Copenhagen is the capital and largest city of Denmark, with an urban population of 1,199,224 and a metropolitan population of 1,930,260 . With the completion of the transnational Øresund Bridge in 2000, Copenhagen has become the centre of the increasingly integrating Øresund Region...

  • Frederiksberg
    Frederiksberg
    Frederiksberg Kommune is a municipality on the island of Zealand in Denmark. It surrounded by the city of Copenhagen. The municipality, co-extensive with its seat, covers an area of and has a total population of 98,782 making it the smallest municipality in Denmark area-wise, the fifth most...

  • Albertslund
    Albertslund
    Albertslund Kommune is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 23 km², and has a total population of 27,602 . Its mayor is Steen Christiansen, a member of the Social Democrats political party...

  • Ballerup
    Ballerup
    Ballerup Kommune is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. Approx. 15 km. From central Copenhagen. The municipality covers an area of 34 km², and has a total population of 47,116 . It is also the name of the municipal seat,...

     - 38,699
  • Brøndby
    Brøndby
    Brøndby Kommune is a municipality in the former Copenhagen County on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 21 km², and has a total population of 33,831...

  • Gentofte
    Gentofte
    Gentofte Kommune is a municipality in the Capital Region of Denmark on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of , and has a total population of 68,913...

  • Gladsaxe
    Gladsaxe
    Gladsaxe Kommune is a municipality near Copenhagen in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 25 km², and has a total population of 62,562...

  • Glostrup
    Glostrup
    Glostrup Kommune is a suburban municipality and town in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand approx. 10 km west of Copenhagen in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 13 km², and has a total population of 20,673 . Its Zip code is 2600...

  • Greve Strand
    Greve Strand
    Greve Strand is a Danish town, seat of the Greve Municipality, in the Region Sjælland. Its population is 40,877 .-History:...

     (Greve Municipality
    Greve municipality
    Greve Municipality is a municipality about 21 km south-west of Copenhagen in Region Sjælland on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 60 km², and has a total population of 47,773...

    ) - 40,626
  • Herlev
  • Hvidovre
    Hvidovre
    Hvidovre Kommune is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden near Copenhagen on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 22 km², and has a total population of 49,380...

  • Ishøj
    Ishøj
    Ishøj Municipality is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers 26 km², with a total population of 20,687 , many of whom are Pakistani, African, Arab, or Turkish immigrants...

     (Ishøj Municipality) - 18,947
  • Lyngby-Taarbæk
    Lyngby-Taarbæk
    Lyngby-Taarbæk Kommune is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden near Copenhagen on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 39 km², and has a total population of 51,449 . Its mayor as of 2010 is Søren P...

  • Rødovre
    Rødovre
    Rødovre Kommune is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. Its mayor is Erik Nielsen, a member of the Social Democrats political party who hold a majority of seats in the council.-History:The municipality was created in 1901 when the parish of Rødovre was...

  • Søllerød
    Søllerød
    Until January 1, 2007, Søllerød was a municipality in Copenhagen County on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 39.77 km², and had a total population of 31,920...

     (present Rudersdal
    Rudersdal municipality
    Rudersdal Kommune is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden in Denmark. It is situated approximately 20 kilometers north of Copenhagen...

    ) - 19,070
  • Tårnby
    Tårnby
    Tårnby Kommune is a municipality bordering Copenhagen on the island of Amager just south of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality includes the islands of Saltholm and Peberholm, and covers an area of 65 km². It has a total population of 40,214...

  • Vallensbæk
    Vallensbæk
    Vallensbæk Kommune is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark.-Overview:The municipality covers an area of 9.15 km², and has a total population of 12,399...

  • Værløse
    Værløse
    Værløse was a municipality consisting of only one parish also named Værløse in the former Copenhagen County on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 34 km², and in 2005 had a total population of 18,649...

     (present Furesø
    Furesø municipality
    Furesø Kommune is a municipality in Denmark. It has a population of 37,667 and an area of 55.68 km² . The municipality belongs to the Copenhagen Capital Region and lies 20 km northwest of Copenhagen. Its mayor is Ole Bondo Christensen, a member of the Social Democrats political party...

    ) - 3,662


Many years ago, the city region of Copenhagen (Danish
Danish language
Danish is a North Germanic language spoken by around six million people, principally in the country of Denmark. It is also spoken by 50,000 Germans of Danish ethnicity in the northern parts of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, where it holds the status of minority language...

:København) was stated as the three municipalities Copenhagen
Copenhagen
Copenhagen is the capital and largest city of Denmark, with an urban population of 1,199,224 and a metropolitan population of 1,930,260 . With the completion of the transnational Øresund Bridge in 2000, Copenhagen has become the centre of the increasingly integrating Øresund Region...

, Frederiksberg
Frederiksberg
Frederiksberg Kommune is a municipality on the island of Zealand in Denmark. It surrounded by the city of Copenhagen. The municipality, co-extensive with its seat, covers an area of and has a total population of 98,782 making it the smallest municipality in Denmark area-wise, the fifth most...

 and Gentofte
Gentofte
Gentofte Kommune is a municipality in the Capital Region of Denmark on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of , and has a total population of 68,913...

. Metropolitan Copenhagen and this city region are statistical abstracts only and have no political and/or administrative implications.

See also

  • Danish Capital Region
    Danish Capital Region
    Hovedstadsregionen was the name of the greater metropolitan region around and including Copenhagen , Denmark. It included the counties of Copenhagen, Frederiksborg and Roskilde....

  • Oresund Region
    Oresund Region
    The Øresund or Öresund Region is a transnational region in northern Europe, centred on the cities of Copenhagen and Malmö. Located by the shores of the Øresund strait and connected by the Oresund Bridge, the Capital Region of Denmark and Region Zealand constitute the Danish side, while Skåne...

  • Danmarks Statistik

Region based on Copenhagen
Copenhagen
Copenhagen is the capital and largest city of Denmark, with an urban population of 1,199,224 and a metropolitan population of 1,930,260 . With the completion of the transnational Øresund Bridge in 2000, Copenhagen has become the centre of the increasingly integrating Øresund Region...

 with suburbs

  • This is the population of Copenhagen Municipality, Frederiksberg Municipality and the municipalities of the former Copenhagen County except Høje-Taastrup and the former Værløse Municipality, which is not exactly the same as Metropolitan Copenhagen.
  • What is the source and year of these numbers??
  • According to Danmarks Statistik Metropolitan Copenhagen has a population of 1,199,224 per. January 1, 2011, about 64,000 more than the table shows (see footnotes).

Municipality Population Area Density
Copenhagen
Copenhagen
Copenhagen is the capital and largest city of Denmark, with an urban population of 1,199,224 and a metropolitan population of 1,930,260 . With the completion of the transnational Øresund Bridge in 2000, Copenhagen has become the centre of the increasingly integrating Øresund Region...

(Copenhagen, Frederiksberg and Gentofte Municipalities)
662,629 122.56 km² 5,406.6/km²
Frederiksberg
Frederiksberg
Frederiksberg Kommune is a municipality on the island of Zealand in Denmark. It surrounded by the city of Copenhagen. The municipality, co-extensive with its seat, covers an area of and has a total population of 98,782 making it the smallest municipality in Denmark area-wise, the fifth most...

91,721 8.77 km² 10,458.5/km²
Gentofte
Gentofte
Gentofte Kommune is a municipality in the Capital Region of Denmark on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of , and has a total population of 68,913...

68,704 25.54 km² 2,690.1/km²
Copenhagen Municipality
Copenhagen municipality
Copenhagen Municipality is the largest of the municipalities making up the city of Copenhagen. It lies at the center of Copenhagen and contains the old historic city....

502,204 88.25 km² 5,690.7/km²
Suburbs 454,350 333.05 km² 1364.2/km²
Albertslund 28,498 31 km² 1,328.8/km²
Ballerup
Ballerup
Ballerup Kommune is a municipality in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. Approx. 15 km. From central Copenhagen. The municipality covers an area of 34 km², and has a total population of 47,116 . It is also the name of the municipal seat,...

46,610 34.09 km² 1367.3/km²
Brøndby
Brøndby
Brøndby Kommune is a municipality in the former Copenhagen County on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 21 km², and has a total population of 33,831...

34,708 20.65 km² 1,680.8/km²
Dragør
Dragør
Dragør Kommune is a municipality in Copenhagen County on the southern coast of the island of Amager just east of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 18 km², and has a total population of 13,411...

13,076 18.14 km² 720.8/km²
Gladsaxe
Gladsaxe
Gladsaxe Kommune is a municipality near Copenhagen in Region Hovedstaden on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 25 km², and has a total population of 62,562...

61,993 25.00 km² 2,479.7/km²
Glostrup 20,793 13.31 km² 1,562.2/km²
Herlev 27,272 12.04 km² 2,265.1/km²
Hvidovre 49,952 21.91 km² 2,279.9/km²
Lyngby-Tårbæk 51,507 38.88 km² 1.324.8/km²
Rødovre 36,391 12.12 km² 3002.6/km²
Søllerød
Søllerød
Until January 1, 2007, Søllerød was a municipality in Copenhagen County on the east coast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark. The municipality covered an area of 39.77 km², and had a total population of 31,920...

31,633 39.77 km² 795.4/km²
Tårnby 39,535 65.95 km² 608.7/km²
Vallensbæk 12,382 9.15 km² 1,353.2/km²
Total
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1,116,979 455.61 km² 2.451.6/km²