Læs mere om vin her EN: does not guarantee the drinkability of wine.
The historic city of Roskilde (48,721) in the southwest is often included in North Zealand, especially in guide books.
Frederiksværk owes its existence to its industrial past including its cannon factory established in 1761 by Johan Frederik Classen in accordance with the wishes of King Frederik V.
From the turn of the 20th century, the north and east coasts have developed as bathing and holiday resorts for the inhabitants of Copenhagen.
The area to the north of the capital has become popular as a well-to-do residential and recreational area for those working in the city.
The Danish tourist authorities have recently introduced the term Danish Riviera to cover the area in view of its increasing importance for tourism.