- Danish name of Copenhagen.
[koh-puh n-hey-guh n, -hah-, koh-puh n-hey-, -hah-]
- a seaport in and the capital of Denmark, on the E coast of Zealand.
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- the Danish name for Copenhagen
- the capital of Denmark, a port on Zealand and the Amager Islands on a site inhabited for some 6000 years: exports chiefly agricultural products; iron and steel works; university (1479). Pop: 501 664 (2004 est)Danish name: København
Word Origin and History for kobenhavn
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Capital of Denmark and largest city in the country, located in eastern Denmark; the country's chief commercial, industrial, and cultural center.
Called the “Paris of the north” because of its similar charm.
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