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Zealand, Denmark

Zealand is one of 5 primary administrative regions in Denmark with a population of approximately 820,564 people.

Facts and figures on Zealand at a glance

Region name: Zealand (Region Sjælland)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 820,564 people
Country: Denmark
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Zealand (Region Sjælland) is located in the regional capital Soro (Sorø) with a population of 7,167 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Zealand's regional capital Soro to Denmark's capital Copenhagen (Copenhagen) is approximately 69 km (43 mi).

Facts and figures about Zealand
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Zealand Region Sjælland820,564 peopleSoro Sorø7,167 people

Compare with other regions in Denmark.

Map of Zealand

Map of Zealand

Information on Zealand

Information on Zealand
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Zealand Region SjællandSoro Sorø17DenmarkEurope

Time in Zealand

Time in Zealand
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 - 1:14amIn effect (+1 hour)Sat, 18 Aug 2018 - 12:14amGMT UTC +2.0Europe/Copenhagen

Geographic coordinates of Zealand

Latitude & Longitude of Zealand
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map55°25'00.0"N (55.4166700°)11°49'60.0"E (11.8333300°)

Subregions in Zealand

There are 17 administrative subregions in Zealand.
Subregions in Zealand
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Faxe Kommune Faxe Kommune1.35,206Haslev Haslev10,588
Greve Kommune Greve Kommune2.47,901Greve Greve47,671
Guldborgsund Kommune Guldborgsund Kommune3.62,196Nykobing Falster Nykøbing Falster16,807
Holbaek Kommune Holbæk Kommune4.69,500Holbaek Holbæk24,544
Kalundborg Kommune Kalundborg Kommune5.49,015Kalundborg Kalundborg15,939
Koge Kommune Køge Kommune6.57,266Koge Køge33,885
Lejre Kommune Lejre Kommune7.26,826Kirke Hvalso Kirke Hvalsø-
Lolland Kommune Lolland Kommune8.45,861Maribo Maribo5,349
Naestved Kommune Næstved Kommune9.80,940Naestved Næstved40,660
Odsherred Kommune Odsherred Kommune10.32,829Hojby Højby-
Ringsted Kommune Ringsted Kommune11.32,991Ringsted Ringsted20,188
Roskilde Kommune Roskilde Kommune12.82,673Roskilde Roskilde44,285
Slagelse Kommune Slagelse Kommune13.77,459Slagelse Slagelse31,896
Solrod Kommune Solrød Kommune14.21,072Solrod Solrød2,000
Soro Kommune Sorø Kommune15.29,466Soro Sorø7,167
Stevns Kommune Stevns Kommune16.21,904Store Heddinge Store Heddinge3,679
Vordingborg Kommune Vordingborg Kommune17.46,055Vordingborg Vordingborg9,131

External sources of information on Zealand

Zealand on Wikipedia