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Østerbro
Østerbro København
Østerbro København
Etymology: Eastern Bridge
Area
 • Total 8.74 km2 (3.37 sq mi)
Population
 (January 1, 2016)
 • Total 76,402
 • Density 8,742/km2 (22,641/sq mi)

Østerbro (Danish pronunciation: [ˈøstɐˌpʁoˀ]) is one of the 10 official districts of Copenhagen, Denmark. 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

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

Landmarks

  • Danish Meteorological Institute
  • Den Frie Udstilling
  • Gasværket
  • Frihavn
  • Fælledparken
  • Garrison's Cemetery
  • Parken Stadium
  • Rigshospitalet
  • Trianglen (“The Triangle”)
  • Østerport Station
  • Kastellet
  • Nordre Frihavnsgade
  • The Little Mermaid
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