Copenhagen – a merchant port
København (Danish), also Köbenhavn (or Koebenhavn) or Copenhagen, is the capital of Denmark and the economic, educational and cultural centre of this country at the eastern coast of the Zealand island (Sjalland). It is the world's 42nd largest city and the largest city in Scandinavia. It houses the home of the Danish parliament, monarchy and government. The city is also referred to as the "Paris of the North".