Region Zealand

Coordinates: 55°10′N 11°50′E / 55.167°N 11.833°E / 55.167; 11.833
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Region Zealand
Region Sjælland
Flag of Region Zealand
Location of Region Zealand
Largest cityRoskilde
 • Total7,273 km2 (2,808 sq mi)
 (1 January 2018)[1]
 • Total835,024
 • Density110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Region Zealand is an administrative region of Denmark. The capital city is Sorø. The city with the most people is Roskilde.

The region is named after the island of Zealand.

Geography[change | change source]

Region Zealand, located in Denmark, is a captivating region that seamlessly blends scenic beauty, rich history, and modern amenities. Nestled between the picturesque shores of the Baltic Sea and the lush landscapes of Zealand, this region offers an enchanting mix of cultural experiences and natural wonders. With charming towns, vibrant cities, and idyllic countryside, Region Zealand invites visitors to explore its diverse attractions.[2][3]

From the vibrant capital city of Copenhagen to the charming coastal towns of Roskilde and Køge, Region Zealand showcases a unique blend of urban sophistication and coastal tranquility. The region is home to fascinating historical sites, including the majestic Roskilde Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the iconic Kronborg Castle, known as the setting of Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Municipalities[change | change source]

There are 17 municipalities:

References[change | change source]

  1. FOLK1: Population 1 October database from Statistics Denmark
  2. "Region Zealand Breaking News Headlines Today | Ground News". Retrieved 2023-07-14.
  3. "Region Zealand". News. 2015-02-16. Retrieved 2023-07-14.

55°10′N 11°50′E / 55.167°N 11.833°E / 55.167; 11.833