The population is measured by Statistics Denmark for cities, defined by administrative areas, which is defined as a contiguous built-up area with a maximum distance of 200 meters between houses, unless further distance is caused by public areas, cemeteries or similar. Furthermore, to obtain by-status, the area must have at least 200 inhabitants and limited by administrative borders.
1 = All cities with a population of 20,000 or more. 2 = Ølstykke-Stenløse is a new city, created by conurbation between Ølstykke and Stenløse on 2010-01-01. 3 = The city Hørsholm is a part of several municipalities. a = Part of the Urban Copenhagen (da: Hovedstadsområdet). b = Part of the Aalborg urban area.