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European ports: introduction to Copenhagen port

Copenhagen Port Map

The location of Copenhagen port is shown on the map.

Copenhagen's geographical longitude: 12.5683371, latitude: 55.6760968. One of the main ports for inland routes in Europe

Copenhagen, the capital of the Kingdom of Denmark, is located in the east of Zealand, Denmark, across the Oresund Strait and the important Swedish seaport of Malmo. It is the political, economic, and cultural center of Denmark, the largest and most important city in the country, the largest city in Northern Europe, and a famous ancient city. Although Columbia has a high geographical latitude, its climate is mild due to the influence of the Gulf Stream. The temperature from January to February is around 0℃, and the average temperature from July to August is 16℃. The average annual precipitation is 700 mm. According to Danish historical records, Copenhagen was still a small fishing village and place for trade in the early 11th century. With the increasingly prosperous trade, it developed into a commercial town by the beginning of the 12th century. At the beginning of the fifteenth century, it became the capital of the Kingdom of Denmark. Copenhagen means "merchant's port" or "trade port" in Danish. Copenhagen has a population of 501,000 (January 2006). Most of the country's important food, shipbuilding, machinery, electronics and other industries are concentrated here. Copenhagen's seaport is Denmark's largest commercial port, with deep waters, wide harbors and excellent equipment. More than 35,000 ships enter and exit the port every year, and more than half of Denmark's foreign trade is imported and exported through here. Copenhagen is connected to Jutland and Scandinavia by train and ferry. There are many international air lines passing through here, and it is a hub for railways and aviation between Western Europe and Northern Europe. Copenhagen is both a traditional trade and shipping center and an emerging manufacturing city. One-third of the country's factories are located in the greater Copenhagen area. The main industrial projects include shipbuilding, machinery, canning, brewing, etc. Local manufacturers such as East Asia Company, Bumister-Wynn Machinery and Shipping Company are world-famous. After 1950, industry and population moved to the suburbs, and the urban population gradually decreased. Urban transportation is dominated by cars, electric railways and buses. There is an airport 8 kilometers southeast of the city. Institutions of higher learning include the University of Copenhagen (1479), the Technical University of Denmark, the Danish Academy of Engineering, the Royal Academy of Music and the Academy of Fine Arts (1754).

Copenhagen is an important maritime port in Denmark. For more information about Danish ports, please refer to the list below.

Europe is located to the west of Asia and is part of the Eurasian continent. its northIts three sides, west and south, are bordered by the Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea respectively. Its east and southeast are adjacent to Asia, just like a large peninsula protruding westward from the Eurasian continent. From the perspective of sea and land position, Europe faces the Atlantic Ocean, has its back to the hinterland of Asia, and is located on the west coast of the continent. The main ports of European routes are: FELIXSTOWE UK, HAMBURG Germany, ANTWERP Antwerp Belgium, ROTTERDAM Rotterdam Netherlands, LE HAVRE France, BREMEN Bremen Germany, SOUTHAMPTON Southampton UK, ZEEBRUGGE Zeebrugge Belgium , THAMESPORT UK, BREMERHAVEN Germany, GIOIA TAURO Italy.

Among them: FELIXSTOWE UK, HAMBURG Germany, ANTWERP Antwerp Belgium, ROTTERDAM Rotterdam Netherlands, LE HAVER Le Havre France. These five ports are often called European basic ports, also called European ports.

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