Place:Zealand, Denmark

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NameZealand
Alt namesSjællandsource: [Wikipedia: Zealand]
Seelandsource: [Wikipedia: Zealand]
TypeIsland
Located inDenmark
Contained Places
Cemetery
Roskilde Cathedral
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Zealand, also Seeland is the largest (7,031 km²) and most populated island in Denmark with a population just under 2.5 million representing about 45% of the country's total population.

It is the 96th-largest island in the world by area and the 35th most populous. It is connected to Funen by the Great Belt Bridge, to Lolland, Falster (and Germany from 2021) by the Storstrøm Bridge and the Farø Bridges, and to Sweden over Amager and the Øresund Bridge.

Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, is located partly on the eastern shore of Zealand and partly on Amager. Other cities on the island include Roskilde, Næstved and Elsinore.

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