Denmark

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About Country

Capital
Copenhagen
Population
Approximately 5.8 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
135 people per square kilometer
GDP
$306 billion (nominal, 2021 estimate)
Language
Danish is the official language, but English and German are also widely spoken
Currency
Danish Krone
National Dish
Smørrebrød (a traditional open-faced sandwich with various toppings)
Religion
Christianity is the predominant religion in Denmark, with the Evangelical Lutheran Church being the official state church
Climate
Denmark has a temperate climate with mild winters and cool summers. The country is known for its frequent rain and wind
Main Industries
Manufacturing, including pharmaceuticals, food processing, and machinery; service industries, including transportation and communications; and renewable energy
Level of Development
Denmark is considered one of the most developed countries in the world, with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 11 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 42,933 square kilometers

Discover the enchanting beauty of Denmark 🇩🇰, a country that seamlessly blends fairy-tale charm with modern innovation. Explore majestic castles 🏰, admire cutting-edge design 🎨, and pedal along scenic bike paths 🚴. Come discover why Denmark is consistently ranked among the happiest countries in the world!

Denmark is a Scandinavian country located in Northern Europe. It is the southernmost of the Nordic countries and is bordered by Germany to the south, Sweden to the east, and Norway to the north. Denmark consists of the Jutland Peninsula and numerous islands, including the Faroe Islands and Greenland, which are autonomous territories within the Danish Realm.

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  • Aalborg, Denmark
  • Aarhus, Denmark
  • ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aros Allé, Aarhus, Denmark
  • Camp Adventure, Rønnede, Denmark
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  • Copenhagen, Denmark
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  • Denmark Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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  • Egeskov Castle, Egeskov Gade, Kværndrup, Denmark
  • GrÃ¥mulebjeg, Henne, Denmark
  • Islands Brygge, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Kastrup Sea Baths (Kastrup Søbad), Kastrup, Denmark
  • Løkken, Denmark
  • Lyngvig Fyr, Holmsland Klitvej, Hvide Sande, Denmark
  • Møllestien, Aarhus, Denmark (1)
  • Møllestien, Aarhus, Denmark
  • Nyhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Nyhavn, København K, Denmark
  • Nyhavn, København, Denmark (1)
  • Nyhavn, København, Denmark
  • On the overnight train ride from Copenhagen to Stockholm, I was presented with this amazing view as the train rolled.
  • Sønderborg, Denmark
  • View from the highest point in Copenhagen - The Church of Our Saviour

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Denmark include:

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    Tivoli Gardens: a famous amusement park in Copenhagen that dates back to the 19th century.

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    The Little Mermaid statue: a bronze statue in Copenhagen that is based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

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    The Viking Ship Museum: a museum in Roskilde that houses five original Viking ships.

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    Legoland Billund: a theme park in Billund that is dedicated to the popular Lego toy brand.

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    Kronborg Castle: a castle in Helsingør that is famous for being the setting of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet.

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    The National Museum of Denmark: a museum in Copenhagen that contains exhibits on Danish history and culture.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Denmark has to offer. The country is also known for its high quality of life, social welfare system, and progressive values.

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