Østerbro

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Østerbro
Østerbro København
Østerbro København
Etymology: Eastern Bridge
Coordinates: 55°42′40″N 12°34′41″E / 55.711°N 12.578°E / 55.711; 12.578Coordinates: 55°42′40″N 12°34′41″E / 55.711°N 12.578°E / 55.711; 12.578
Area
 • Total8.74 km2 (3.37 sq mi)
Population
 (January 1, 2016)
 • Total76,402
 • Density8,700/km2 (23,000/sq mi)

Østerbro (Danish pronunciation: [ˈøstɐˌpʁoˀ]) is one of the 10 official districts of Copenhagen, Denmark.[1] It is located just north of the city centre, outside the old city gate Østerport which, after it was moved around 1700, used to be located close to present-day Østerport Station. From the beginning, Østerbro has been a wealthy district, and it is still one of the richest areas in Copenhagen.

Geography[change | change source]

The area of Østerbro is 11.84 km². 68,769 live there.[2] Its neighbors are Nørrebro to the west, Hellerup to the north and Øresund to the east.

Landmarks[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Københavns bydele". Københavns Kommune. Archived from the original on 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2009-11-02.
  2. "Folketal og boliger i bydele og roder samt folketal i skoledistrikter 1. januar 2009". Københavns Kommune. Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2009-11-01.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Østerbro at Wikimedia Commons

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