Copenhagen, Denmark, which spans two islands, became the capital of Denmark in the 15th century. It has been recognized as one of the nicest cities to live in, and one of the most environmentally friendly cities. Over one third of all citizens here bike to work. It is also one of the safest cities in the world.
Did you Know:
- In 2006, Denmark passed the "Act on Equal Pay" and the "Equal Treatment Act" in accordance with their work for gender equality
- Women make up 47% of those earning PhDs in Denmark
- Women gained the right to vote in 1919
Sights to See in Copenhagen:
Frederiksborg Slot: This palace was built in the 1560s. It is built across three islands in the middle of Palace Lake. It was home to the Royal Family and is now a national history museum.
Museum of Copenhagen: This museum gives an in-depth history of the City of Copenhagen. Originally an art museum, it has since expanded its collections to provide visitors with a unique perspective on the history of the city.