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Denmark

Official English Name: Kingdom of Denmark

Official Local Name(s): Kongeriget Danmark

Common English Name: Denmark

Capital: Copenhagen

REGION
Northern Europe (Scandinavia)
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Germany (South)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Baltic Sea (East)
North Sea (West)
TOTAL AREA
43,094 km2 (98.5% land, 1.5% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
140 km
TOTAL COASTLINE
7,314 km
CLIMATE
Temperate
TERRAIN
Low and flat
Rolling hills
HIGHEST POINT
Møllehøj (171 m)
LOWEST POINT
Lammefjorden (-7 m)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Petroleum
Natural gas
Fish
Salt
Limestone
Chalk
Stone
Gravel and sand
NATURAL DISASTERS
Floods
DEMONYM
Dane
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Danish (87.4%)
Turkish (1.1%)
Polish (0.8%)
Syrian (0.6%)
German (0.6%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
Danish
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
English
Faroese
Greenlandic
German
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Evangelical Lutheran (80%)
Muslim (4%)
POPULATION
5,724,456
LARGEST CITY
Copenhagen (591,481)
OTHER MAJOR CITIES
Århus (264,716)
Odense (175,245)
Ålborg (112,194)
Frederiksberg (104,481)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Constitutional monarchy
HEAD OF STATE
Queen Margarethe II
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT
Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
5 Regions
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
5 June 1849 (Constitutional monarchy established)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Lion
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Der er et yndigt land
GDP PER CAPITA
$45,700 (USD)
CURRENCY
kr (Danish Krone)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = 6.73 kr
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.dk
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+45

Hygge, which roughly translates into coziness, is a fundamental tenet of Danish culture, and refers to spending quality time with friends and family, and is especially prevalent during Christmas.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/da.html (Majority of information)

http://www.statbank.dk/statbank5a/SelectVarVal/saveselections.asp (Demographic data excluding religious data)

http://www.statistikbanken.dk/statbank5A/SelectVarVal/saveselections.asp (Population of cities)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 1 November 2016