main city of the island of Funen, Denmark

Odense is the third largest city in Denmark with about 146,000 inhabitants and the capital of the island of Funen (Danish: Fyn).

Odense Palace
Coat of arms of Odense.svg

It was started in 988 A.D. and was sometimes the seat of the parliament of Denmark. In 1805, it became capital of the island Funen.