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Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and its most populous city, with an urban population of 1,230,728 and a metropolitan population of 1,956,278 (as of 1 July 2013). Copenhagen is situated on the eastern coast of Zealand and stretches across parts of Amager. A number of bridges and tunnels connect the parts of the city together, and the cityscape is characterized by promenades and waterfronts.

Originally a Viking fishing village founded in the 10th century, Copenhagen became the capital of Denmark in the beginning of the 15th century. During the 17th century, under the reign of Christian IV, it became a significant regional centre. Since the turn of the millennium, Copenhagen has seen strong urban and cultural development, partly due to large investments in cultural facilities and infrastructure.

The Copenhagen Metro has two lines which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week & run from Copenhagen Airport and Vestamager to the centre of the City and which continue to suburban Vanløse. The Website is: www.intl.m.dk  Metro Customer Service (45) 70-15-16-15 Monday to Friday (08:00 - 16:00 hrs)

The Metro, bus and train services have a fully integrated ticket system in the Greater Copenhagen area. When you buy a ticket for the Metro you can use it on the busses and trains as well. 

You can purchase single tickets, ten trip cards and City Passes from the Metro ticket machines located in all Metro stations, including the station at the airport. The machines accept Danish coins and all major credit cards. Alternatively you can purchase tickets online or from the train ticket outlets.

A 2-zone single ticket costs DKK 24 (US$ 4.50) while a 2-zone ten trip card costs DKK 150 (US$ 27.00). A  3-zone single ticket costs DKK 36 (US$ 6.50) while a 3-zone ten trip card costs DKK 200 (US$ 36.00)

A City 24 Hour Pass cost DKK 75 (US$ 13.5)  (Children under 16: DKK 40 (US$ 7.25)) or DKK 190 (US$ 34.00) (Children under 16: DKK 95 (US$17.00) for 72 Hours

The International Telephone Dialing Code for all of Denmark is: 45.

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