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.​​​


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.


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.​