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Facts about the Capital Region of Denmark

​Here you will find information about the region, including its activities, geographic data, postal codes, municipalities and the population.​​​


Obje​​ctives​

The region provides healthcare, mental healthcare and regional development for 1.7 million people or approx. 30% of the population of Denmark, in addition to doing research.

Geography​​

Stretching from the island of Bornholm in the east of Denmark to Hundested in the west, the Capital Region comprises 29 municipalities.

Headquarters north of Copenhagen​​

The administrative headquarters of the Capital Region of Denmark are situated in Hillerød, 40 kilometres north of Copenhagen.

36,000 employees​

The region employs 36,000 people – mainly health care professionals – making it one of Denmark’s largest employers.​