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North Zealand, also North Sealand (Danish: Nordsjælland), refers to the northern part of the Danish island of Zealand which is not clearly defined but generally covers the area north of Copenhagen. The Danish tourist authorities have recently introduced the term Danish Riviera to cover the area in view of its increasing importance for tourism.[1] The area has three royal castles and offers resorts with beaches, as well as lakes and forests.[2] In addition to Kronborg Castle, three of the North Zealand forest areas used for royal par force hunting are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.[3]

  1. ^ "The Danish Riviera: North Sealand". Visit Denmark. Archived from the original on 5 December 2014. Retrieved 28 November 2014.
  2. ^ Porter, Darwin; Prince, Danforth (13 August 2009). Frommer's Denmark. John Wiley & Sons. pp. 170–. ISBN 978-0-470-50290-7.
  3. ^ "Denmark: Properties inscribed on the World Heritage List (8)". UNESCO. Retrieved 19 July 2015.

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