Vestre Prison

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Vestre Prison
Vestre Faengsel.JPG
Location Copenhagen
Security class Internment
Capacity 530 (940 during COP15)
Opened 1895
Managed by Correctional Service of Denmark

Vestre Prison (Danish: Vestre Fængsel) is the main jail of the Danish capital, Copenhagen. Erected in 1895, it is Denmark's largest prison with a total capacity of 530 inmates. It primarily houses pretrial detainees, not convicted felons.

During much of the German occupation of Denmark, Vestre Fængsel was operated by German police.

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Coordinates: 55°39′42″N 12°32′15″E / 55.66167°N 12.53750°E / 55.66167; 12.53750