New Nordic Noir
Thanks to a run of massively successful dark Danish dramas, international audiences are getting to know Copenhagen's streets like the back of their hands. Following the Emmy-nominated series The Killing, featuring Danish actress Sophie Gråbøl and that sweater, BAFTA-winning Borgen and Danish-Swedish The Bridge are the latest hit TV series in a strong wave of new Nordic Noir. Here, you'll find fun facts, deadly New Nordic Noir drama to look forward to, and inspiration for a Copenhagen city break with a difference...
BAFTA-winning political drama
The worldwide hit
If you loved The Killing...
Copenhagen quick facts
Greater Copenhagen (1,931,467)
Copenhagen 88.25 km² (34 square miles)
Greater Copenhagen 3,030 km² (1,170 square miles)
Population density 6,200 people per km² (16,000 per square mile)