|etymology: eastern bridge|
|coordinates: 55°42′40″n 12°34′41″e / 55°42′40″n 12°34′41″e / 55.711; 12.578(january 1, 2016)|
| • total||76,402|
| • density||8,700/km2 (23,000/sq mi)|
Østerbro (danish pronunciation: [ˈøstɐˌpʁoˀ]) is one of the 10 official districts of copenhagen, denmark. it is located just north of the city centre, outside the old city gate Østerport which, after it was moved around 1700, used to be located close to present-day Østerport station. from the beginning, Østerbro has been a wealthy district, and it remains one of the most affluent areas in copenhagen.