Location of Østerbro within Copenhagen

Østerbro is one of the 10 official districts of Copenhagen, Denmark.[1] It is located just north of the city centre, outside the old city gate Østerport which, after it was moved around 1700, used to be located close to present-day Østerport Station. From the beginning, Østerbro has been a wealthy district, and it remains one of the most affluent areas in Copenhagen.


Østerbro has an area of 11.84 km² and a population of 68,769.[2] It is bordered by Nørrebro to the west, Hellerup to the north and Øresund to the east.


In culture

See also


  1. "Københavns bydele". Københavns Kommune. Retrieved 2009-11-02.
  2. "Folketal og boliger i bydele og roder samt folketal i skoledistrikter 1. januar 2009". Københavns Kommune. Retrieved 2009-11-01.
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Coordinates: 55°42′27″N 12°34′08″E / 55.7076°N 12.5689°E / 55.7076; 12.5689

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