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Amager is a Danish island in the Øresund. The Danish capital, Copenhagen, is partly situated on Amager, which is connected to the much larger island of Zealand by five bridges. Amager also has a connection across the Øresund to Sweden, the Øresund Connection. Its western part begins with a tunnel from Amager to another Danish island, Peberholm. Copenhagen Airport is located on the island, around 7 km from Copenhagen City Centre. Amager is the largest island in Øresund, and the only with a large population. As of 2014 close to 180.000 people lives on the island, including its northern tip, Christianshavn. The northern part is included in Copenhagen minicipality. The middle part comprises Tårnby municipality and Dragør municipality is located on the south-east part of the island. Most of the western part is an 1930's to 1950's enlargement from the shallow sound towards Zealand, which in known as Kalveboderne. The enlargement has never been been build-up and its soil isn't suitable for agricultural use. However the area between Dragør town and the airport is cultivated area of best quality. Amager has in the past been referred to as the "kitchen of Copenhagen".

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Google previewCultural Mapping: Debating Spaces & Places

by Valletta 2018 Foundation

Amager is a 96km2 island hosting the airport of Kastrup, but also the 20 km2 green commons being turned into a natural park, unique for its placement so close to a city centre. A place of contradictions and multiplicity. Participants The legacy ...

Google previewBefore Zion (2004)

An Account of the 7th Handcart Company by Allen C. Christensen

Amager is a small, arrowhead-shaped island, adjacent to and just south- southeast of Copenhagen. Bastian was a descendant of hardy Hollanders who had sought refuge in Denmark from Spanish oppression during the 17th Century.

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

broad; and the city includes the island of Amager or Amak, separated from Sjaelland by a narrow arm of the sea, form“ ...

Google previewProvincial-Lexicon over Danmark. Første Deel, indeholdende Sjellands, Fyens, Laalands-Falsters og Nørrejyllands Stifter (1830)

by Christian Bagge JENSEN

*Taarnbye Sogn paa Pen s 478 -- Taarnholm Taastrup Amager, # Miil S.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cosmology (Routledge Revivals) (2014)

Historical, Philosophical, and Scientific Foundations of Modern Cosmology by Norriss S. Hetherington

Both King Frederick II and Jørgen fellintothe water under Amager Bridgenear the royalcastleat Copenhagen. Contemporary accounts suggest that both men had been drinking, that thekingfellin first, andthat Jørgen fellinwhile tryingto fish out ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

The strait between Amager and Salt holm is called Drogden, and is followed by the larger vessels passing through the Sound. The extreme depth of the Sound is about 14 fathoms. Navigation is open in winter, though three instances are ...

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