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Copenhagen

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Copenhagen (pop. 1.342,700), seaport capital of Denmark, on Sjaelland and Amager islands. It handles most of Denmark's trade, exporting ham, bacon, porcelain, silverware, and furniture. Its main industries are shipping, shipbuilding, brewing, and light manufacturing. Landmarks include Christianborg Palace, Rosenborg Palace, Tivoli amusement park, the National Museum, and several art museums. The city was occupied by the Germans from 1940 to 1945.

See also: Denmark.

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