Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and the cultural and economic centre of the country. The city is the seat of parliament (Folketing) and government as well as the residence of the Danish Queen Margrethe II. The Danish capital is one of the most important metropolises in Northern Europe, a popular tourist destination and a port city.
The city is considered one of the cities with the highest quality of life in the world. Cycling has an important place in the city. Almost every major street has dedicated cycle lanes that are separated from the roadway. The share of cycling in the city’s total traffic volume is exceptionally high compared to other major European cities, at 65 % of commuters.