Useful Links and Information


AWC provides the following links to assist its members, newcommers and those who will be visiting Copenhagen.  All links are in English, some sites may vary.

American Embassy in Denmark

Denmarks Officials Website

Denmark Cat-Sitting Exchange

City of Copenhagen

Electricity in Europe


Denmarks Currency Converter

Health Care in Copenhagen Some links here may be in Danish.  The only hospital that has information in English is Rigshospitalet.

“Expat in Denmark” is the official national network for foreign professionals in Denmark. Take a look! There is a great amount of useful information for newcomers to Denmark.

English-speaking Easy Does It Al-Anon group

When: every Thursday at 19.00
Where: Zoom (
Contact: Mary Stewart Burgher emessbe@yahoo.comfor further information

The group was founded by two AWC Denmark members, and others sometimes attend, although meetings are open to all who think they are affected by another person’s drinking. The Easy Does It group will continue meeting online for the present.




Quick facts!

Emergency calls;  dial 112!

Help line 1813

Ill? Injured? You no longer need to decide which number to call. 1813 – the new Capital Region help line – can tell you what you need to know around the clock.

Denmarks Country Code is +45 
To dial a Danish number from the US dial 011 45 followed by the Danish number.
To dial a US number from Denmark dial 001 US area code followed by the number.

Remember if you live in Denmark you must provide a Danish drivers license.  Apply for drivers’ license at your local "Borgerservice office". Find more about what they can do for you here: (in English)

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