Situated: in the centre of Zealand, Denmark, nearby the Roskilde Fjord
Population: 45.824 (2008) 80.687 inhabitants in the whole county. Roskilde is the 10th biggest town in Denmark
Mayor: Poul Lindor Nielsen
Municipality: Roskilde municipality (Roskilde Kommune)
Area: 211,88 km²
Coordinates: 55°38′N, 12°05´E
Time zone: GMT +1, summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Country Code: +45, there are no area codes in Denmark, all numbers have 8 digits.
Zip Code: 4000
Airport: Roskilde Lufthavn (RKE)
Train station: Roskilde railway station with its four platforms as a central hub for connections between southern Zealand, the islands of Falster and Lolland, west Zealand and Jutland and Copenhagen.
Climate: Mild. In the summer months of June to August, the average daytime temperature is 19ºC (66ºF). The coldest month is February, with average temperature of 1ºC (34ºF).
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