Murders… Rain… Sinister struggles… More rain… It’s 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 on from the Emmy-nominated series The Killing, featuring Danish actress Sophie Gråbøl and that sweater, Borgen is the latest hit TV series in a strong wave of new Nordic Noir. Here, you'll find fun facts, deadly new drama to look forward to and inspiration for a city break with a difference...
Sophie Gråbøl and the rest of The Killing's cast have gripped audiences worldwide since The Killing first hit the screen in 2007. Head behind the scenes here.
The BAFTA-winning political drama that's getting rave reviews and an army of viewers across the world. Take a set-jetting tour of Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen, the setting for Borgen.
Crime dramas are something of a Danish speciality
The Bridge is (another) award-winning nordic noir drama
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)