Copenhagen named among most luxurious cities per km²

Ranking by Money.co.uk is based on the number of 5-star hotels, Michelin-star restaurants and designer stores

Geranium certainly do their part to keep Copenhagen lavish (photo: Facebook/Geranium)
September 13th, 2021 11:30 am| by Christian W
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According to a new ranking by online comparison service Money.co.uk, Copenhagen is among the world’s most luxurious cities per km².

The ranking, which investigated the number of 5-star hotels, Michelin-star restaurants and designer stores in cities this month, had Copenhagen 19th overall.

The Danish capital was estimated to have 0.86 luxury venues per square km out of a city area of 88.25 km².

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Paris le grand champion
European cities dominated the list with 12 out of the top 20, led by Paris (5.98
luxury venues per km²) with its 427 Michelin-star restaurants, 108 designer stories from the world’s ten biggest luxury designers and 95 hotels with a 5-star rating.

Phuket came in second, followed by Brussels, Geneva and Cannes, while Lyon, Kilkenny, Athens, New Delhi and Dubrovnik rounded out the top 10.

Manila, Chiang Mai, Barcelona, San Francisco, Macau, Osaka, Oban, Bordeaux, Copenhagen and Washington DC completed the top 20 (see in table below).

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The top 20:


 City  City Area Km²  Total Luxury Venues Per   Km²
1  Paris, France  105.4  5.98
2  Phuket, Thailand  12  5.33
3  Brussels, Belgium  32.61  4.17
4  Geneva, Switzerland  15.93  3.58
5  Cannes, France  19.62  2.7
6  Lyon, France  47.87  1.92
7  Kilkenny, Ireland  3.74  1.87
8  Athens, Greece  38.96  1.8
9  New Delhi, India  42.7  1.64
10  Dubrovnik, Croatia  21.35  1.36
11  Manila, Philippines  42.88  1.35
12  Chiang Mai, Thailand  40.22  1.29
13  Barcelona, Spain  101.9  1.25
14  San Francisco, USA  121.4  1.15
15  Macau, China  115.3  1.09
16  Osaka, Japan  223  1
17  Oban, Scotland  4.16  0.96
18  Bordeaux, France  49.36  0.93
19  Copenhagen, Denmark  88.25  0.86
20  Washington DC, USA  177  0.81
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