15 Incredible Facts About Copenhagen

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What a lovely intro to the world of Scandinavia!

For such a small city, Copenhagen has made a name for itself as one of the most beautiful urban metropolises in the world. Due to its size and approximately 3 million inhabitants (5 total in Denmark,) its people stick together. No one ever complains about higher taxes because the general feeling is: they’re getting so much more back. Imagine a city where health care is free, so is education. Women are given money as well as benefits when they have children. Even for any man and woman who has recently been unemployed.

The best quality that travelers will truly appreciate is: everyone speaks English! In addition, the city is so compact that you’ll find getting around super easy either by foot or by bicycles. Not only is the city vibrantly gorgeous, it has everything: water (that you can swim in), architecture (that’ll make you think of Skittles), and the world-renowned mouthwatering food scene (NOMA!!). That’s not to say, you can’t have a Michelin meal and still indulge in a veggie hotdog on the side of a street.

Once a Viking fishing village since the 10th century, Copenhagen has transformed into one of the most eco-friendly, technologically advanced frontrunners in the world. Just check out its wind farm offshore from the airplane’s window! These interesting facts about the capital of Denmark will trigger every traveler to book a trip pronto. What a lovely introduction to the world of Scandinavia!

What do you think of Copenhagen? Share with us in the comments.

Wendy Hung


As the founder of Jetset Times, Wendy is an avid traveler and fluent in five languages. When she's not traveling, Wendy calls Paris and Taipei home. Her favorite countries so far from her travels have been: Bhutan, Iran, and Russia because they were all so different! St. Bart's was pretty amazing too (wink)!

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