The Öresund Bridge (called also Øresund Link) opened for traffic in
2000. The bridge is one of the biggest constructions
in Europe and consists of an 8 kilometres (5 miles)
long bridge, a 4 kilometres artificially made
island called Pepparholmen, and a 4 kilometres
The Öresund Region is today one of Europe's
most important areas in terms of growth and environment, and the
bridge has been a important factor here.
A city tunnel - a railway tunnel that connects stations: Malmö Central, Malmö Triangeln, and Malmö Hyllie with the Öresund link - makes it easier and quicker to travel in the region.
The bridge is unique because it connects two
countries. And a travel between Malmö and Danish Copenhagen takes only approx.
In the Öresund region, within a radius of about 100 km there
are about 3.5 million people.