Funen ( Fyn in danish ), is the second largest island in Denmark. It is 1,152 square miles = 2,985 square km. It lies between between Jutland and Zealand. The biggest city on Funen is Odense where approx. 140.000 people are living.
For danes who either live on Jutland or Zealand and have no relation with Funen, the island mostly consist of the highway that runs right across.
The most famous man who ever lived on Funen was H.C. Andersen, he lived in Odense from his birth in 1807 to 1819, where he left Odense.