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Nyhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark
Nyhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen

Nyhavn is a 17th-century waterfront, canal and entertainment district in Copenhagen, Denmark. Stretching from Kongens Nytorv to the harbour front just south of the Royal Playhouse, it is lined by brightly coloured 17th and early 18th century townhouses and bars, cafes and restaurants.
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DENMARK

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    Capital:Copenhagen

    Location:Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, on a peninsula north of Germany (Jutland); also includes several major islands (Sjaelland, Fyn, and Bornholm)

    Currency:Danish kroner (DKK)

    Area:43,094 sq km

    Population:5,894,687 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic (an Inuit dialect), German (small minority); note - English is the predominant second language

    Religion:Evangelical Lutheran (official) 74.7%, Muslim 5.5%, other/none/unspecified (denominations of less than 1% each in descending order of size include Roman Catholic, Jehovah's Witness, Serbian Orthodox Christian, Jewish, Baptist, Buddhist, Church of Jesus Christ, Pentecostal, and nondenominational Christian) 19.8% (2019 est.)

    TimeZone:UTC+1

    Tel Code:+45

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