General Information

About Copenhagen

Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark, and an important hub in Scandinavia. The Copenhagen airport offers direct flights to over 150 international destinations, connecting the city to the rest of the world. Copenhagen is a popular destination for fashion, architectural, and gastronomical enthusiasts, offering wonderful structures, design, and restaurants. Copenhagen is known for its sustainable and environmentally conscious approach. The main mode of transport of Copenhageners is the bicycle, with over 450 kilometers of bicycle tracks and 2000 bikes available for tourists. It is therefore recommended to use a bike when exploring the city to visit the different neighborhoods that each have their own character. 

 

 

 

Climate
The average temperature in June is 19,2 degrees celcius. The climate in Copenhagen follows the four seasons of the northern hemisphere, but temperatures can still vary considerably.

Currency
The currency is the Danish Kroner (DKK). One krone is divided into 100 ├śre. VISA creditcards are generally accepted, but ATMs are located frequently throughout the city. Make sure to bring your pincode. 

Dress code
Business or business casual.

Electricity
The domestic supply is, like other European countries, 220 volts. Sockets suitable for two-pin continental design are the norm. Adapters can be purchased in local supermarkets.

Insurance
Delegates are recommended to obtain travel insurance (medical, personal accident and luggage) in their home country prior to departure.

Safety
Generally, Copenhagen is a safe city. However, do be aware of pickpockets in busy areas, such as the Central Station. Should you have any issue you can reach the police by calling 114. In case of urgent matters you can call 112 for ambulance service, fire stations, and police.

Shopping
Copenhagen is viewed as offering a great shopping experience, with many design stores, 'Danish design' boutiques, and much more. 

Smoking
Smoking is not allowed in public indoor areas.

Water
Tap water is of a high quality and safe to drink.

Tipping
Tipping is not a tradition in Copenhagen. If you receive extraordinary good service you are welcome to give a tip, but it is not expected. 

Tourism
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