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Charlottenlund
Charlottenlund
is a suburban area on the coast north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It is the administrative seat of Gentofte Municipality. Bordered to the east by the Øresund, to the South by Hellerup
Hellerup
and to the north by Klampenborg, it is one of the most wealthy areas in Denmark. The neighbourhood takes its name after Charlottenlund
Charlottenlund
Palace.

Contents

1 History 2 Culture and recreation 3 See also 4 External links

History[edit]

A scene from Charlottenlund
Charlottenlund
Forest

In 1733, King Christian VI of Denmark
Denmark
rebuilt the Gyldenlund Palace, renaming it Charlottenlund Palace
Charlottenlund Palace
after his sister Princess Charlotte Amalie. In the 19th century, it became popular with the bourgeoisie in Copenhagen
Copenhagen
to make excursions to the countryside north of the city. Charlottenlund
Charlottenlund
Forest was a popular destination. Culture and recreation[edit] Local landmarks include Charlottenlund Palace
Charlottenlund Palace
and Gentofte Town Hall. The Ordrupgaard
Ordrupgaard
Museum boasts collections of Danish and French art from the 19th and beginning of the 20th century. Charlottenlund
Charlottenlund
Fort is located in Charlottenlund
Charlottenlund
Beach Park. It houses a popular camp site. The beach park and the adjacent Charlottenlund Forest forms the largest green space in Gentofte Municipality. Charlottenlund Racetrack is situated just north of Charlottenlund Forest, and has weekly harness races. Most horses and jockeys are from Denmark, but several times every year the track hosts international events, with entries from Europe and North America. See also[edit]

Charlottenlund
Charlottenlund
Palace Charlottenlund
Charlottenlund
station Privathospitalet Danmark

External links[edit] Media related to Charlottenlund
Charlottenlund
at Wikimedia Commons

www.ordrupgaard.dk

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Municipal seats of Denmark

Capital Region

Albertslund Ballerup Brøndbyvester Buddinge Charlottenlund Copenhagen Dragør
Dragør
and Store Magleby Frederiksberg Frederikssund Frederiksværk Glostrup Helsinge Helsingør Herlev Hillerød Holte Hørsholm Hvidovre Ishøj Kokkedal Kongens Lyngby Lillerød Rønne Rødovre Stenløse Taastrup Tårnby Værløse Vallensbæk

Central Denmark
Denmark
Region

Aarhus Grenå Herning Hadsten, Hinnerup, Hammel
Hammel
and Hvorslev Hedensted Holstebro Horsens Ikast Lemvig Odder Randers Ringkøbing
Ringkøbing
and Skjern Rønde Silkeborg Skanderborg Skive Struer Tranebjerg Viborg

North Denmark
Denmark
Region

Aabybro Aalborg Aars Brønderslev Byrum Frederikshavn Hjørring Hobro
Hobro
and Hadsund Nykøbing Mors Støvring Thisted

Region Zealand

Greve Strand Haslev Højby Holbæk Hvalsø Kalundborg Køge Maribo Næstved Nykøbing Falster Ringsted Roskilde Slagelse Solrød Strand Sorø Store Heddinge Vordingborg

South Denmark
Denmark
Region

Aabenraa Assens Bogense Esbjerg Fredericia Grindsted Haderslev Kerteminde Kolding Marstal Middelfart Nyborg Nordby Odense Ringe Rudkøbing Svendborg Sønderborg Tønder Varde Vejen Vejle

Coordinates: 55°45′02″N 12°33′07″E / 55.750472°N 12.552073°E / 55

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