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) is the capital and largest city of Denmark, with an urban population of 1,167,569 (2009) and a metropolitan population of 1,875,179 (2009).
Within this region, Copenhagen and the Swedish city of Malmö are in the process of growing into one common metropolitan area.
With around 2.7 million inhabitants within a 50 km radius, Copenhagen is one of the most densely populated areas in Northern Europe.
Life science, information technology and shipping are important sectors and research & development plays a major role in the city's economy.