What are Opg & vær used in Address?

by CN
(Malaysia)

I found addresses with 'opg' and 'vær' used in DK address.
Example 1 :

SOELVGADE 40 OPG G
COPENHAGEN
1349
Denmark

Example 2 :

Persillehaven 40, vær 2201
Herlev
2730
Denmark

Perharps in means, Vaerelse?

What does Opg and Vaer mean here and how it is used in your local address. Thank you.

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Oct 22, 2017
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by: Charlie

Hi,
In this ad which is for a business builinding and not a residential property. I would be wary of this ad. I believe the pg refers to "piger" or "girls", so the owner wants to rent to girls only.

I may be wrong but can not see another meaning in this ad.

Mayb someone else has an idea of what the ad refers to.

vh,
Charlie

Oct 15, 2017
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Pg and floor number
by: Anonymous

Thank you for your reply! Is it a must to have '.' to indicate 1. = first floor etc.. and What about 'Pg.' is it another abbreviation of 'Opg'? Here an example :

Carl Jacobsensvej 16
pg. 16, 4. sal
Valby
2500
Denmark

Oct 15, 2017
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by: Charlie

Hi CN,
The opg means opgang or the floor where the front door to the building is located. Ground floor apartment. Also known as stue etage.

Vaer is just an abbreviation for room or værelse.

Hope that helps.

Charlie

P.S. opg is similiar to 1., 2., 3. which means 1st floor , 2nd floor and 3rd floor. Remember that when in Denmark 1st floor is actually on the 2nd floor. Stue etage is the first floor in Denmark terms

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