Copenhagen is the capital and most populous city of Denmark. The city has a population of 775,033 (as of January 2018), of whom 613,288 live in the Municipality of Copenhagen. The larger urban area has a population of approximately 1.3 million (as of 1 January 2016) within the Capital Region of Denmark, while the Copenhagen metropolitan area has over 2 million inhabitants.
Copenhagen is situated on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand and is separated from Malmö, Sweden, by the strait of Øresund. The Øresund Bridge connects the two cities by rail and road.