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20 Largest Cities in Denmark

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1 Nyhavn Copenhagen (København)
Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark. Considered to be one of the most beautiful European capitals to visit. Many attractions for all tastes: Nyhavn, Tivoli Gardens, The Round Tower, Stroget...
1,213,822
2 Den Gamle By Aarhus (Århus)
Aarhus is an educational and shipping center. The major city of Jutland. Lively city with a beautiful open air Museum 'The Old Town (Den Gamle By)'.
252,213
3 Statue Odense Odense
Largest city on Fyn. The childhood home of the world famous fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen.
168,798
4 Lindholm Hoje Aalborg
North eastern Jutland. With one of the most famous streets in Denmark 'Jomfru Ana Gade'. Close to the impressive Viking Age burial ground 'Lindholm Hoje Museum'.
126,556
5 Fishing Esbjerg Esbjerg
West coast of Jutland. Close to many outdoor attractions. Beaches, ferries to many popular destinations.
71,579
6 Thatched Roof Randers
Central Jutland. Often overlooked by tourists. Several worthwhile attractions: 'Randers Rain Forest' (northern Europe's largest artificial Rain Forest).
61,121
7 Koldinghus Castle Kolding
South Eastern Jutland. Interesting city. Koldinghus Castle dominates the downtown region. Trapholt Art Museum (modern Danish furniture).
57,540
8 Building in Horsens Horsens
Good central location on Jutland for day trips. Many natural wonders in the area. State Prison Museum (Horsens Statsfængsel).
54,450
9 Danish Windmill Vejle
Eastern Jutland. Very close to Jelling which has the Jelling Rune Stones. Close to Legoland (Billund).
51,804
10 Roskilde Museum Roskilde
Western Zealand. Very impressive Viking Ship Museum and Roskilde Cathedral.
47,828
11 Herning Church Herning
Conference center in central Jutland. Many music concerts and cultural events.
46,873
12 Kronborg Slot Helsingor or Elsinore (Helsingør)
North of Copenhagen. Home of Krongborg Castle (the setting of Shakespear's 'Hamlet').
46,300
13 Tollund Man Silkeborg
Beautiful natural surroundings. Home of Tollund Man (a Pre-Roman Iron Age man discovered in the bogs around Silkeborg).
42,807
14 Naestved Waterfront Naestved (Næstved)
South Eastern Zealand. Popular amusement park 'Bonbon Land'.
41,857
15 Fredericia Sailing Fredericia
South Eastern Jutland. Many outdoor attractions. Important historical city.
39,797
16 Horsholm Building Horsholm (Hørsholm)
Just North of Copenhagen. Impressive manor home and church (Horsholm Slotshave).
36,670
17 Koge Beach Koge (Køge)
Pretty town with lots of character. Southeast Zealand. Close to many quality beaches.
35,295
18 Viborg Domkirke Viborg
Central Jutland. Once a very important Danish town. Very impressive Viborg Cathedral (Viborg Domkirke).
34,831
19 Kayak Holstebro Holstebro
Northeast Jutland. Quiet, sleepy town with close access to many outdoor activities.
34,378
20 Taasrup Pedestrian Street Taastrup
Just outside of Copenhagen. Good proximity to the capital, and the numerous attractions north of Copenhagen.
32,719