Denmark history
Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now the EU) in 1973. However, the country has opted out of certain elements of the European Union's Maastricht Treaty, including the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), European defense cooperation, and issues concerning certain justice and home affairs.
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Conventional long form: Kingdom of Denmark

Conventional short form: Denmark

Local long form: Kongeriget Danmark

Local short form: Danmark
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Denmark's capital city is Copenhagen
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Denmark Constitution:

5 June 1953
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Denmark population growth rate: 0.23%
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Denmark highest point: Mollehoj/Ejer Bavnehoj 171 m
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Denmark lowest point: Lammefjord -7 m
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About 58% of Denmark's land is arable.
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Gudenåen is the Longest River in Denmark
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Denmark birth rate is 10 births/1,000 population
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Denmark infant mortality rate is 4 deaths/1,000 live births
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Denmark fertility rate is 1.73 children born/woman
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Denmark climate:

temperate;

humid and overcast;

mild, windy winters and cool summers
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Top 10 cities of Denmark with populations (2012 est.) are:
1. Copenhagen: 528,208
2. Aarhus: 242.914
3. Odense: 166,305
4. Aalborg: 102,312
5. Frederiksberg: 96,718
6. Esbjerg: 71,459
7. Gentofte: 71,052
8. Gladsaxe: 64,102
9. Randers: 60,227
10. Kolding: 57,087
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Denmark ethnic groups:

Scandinavian
Inuit
Faroese
German
Turkish
Iranian
Somali
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Denmark Exports:

machinery and instruments
meat and meat products
dairy products
fish
pharmaceuticals
furniture
windmills
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Denmark Imports:

machinery and equipment
raw materials and semimanufactures for industry
chemicals
grain and foodstuffs
consumer goods
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unicameral People's Assembly or Folketing (179 seats, including 2 from Greenland and 2 from the Faroe Islands; members elected by popular vote on the basis of proportional representation to serve four-year terms unless the Folketing is dissolved earlier)

Administrative Divisions:
metropolitan Denmark - 5 regions (regioner, singular - region)

1. Hovedstaden
2. Midtjylland
3. Nordjylland
4. Sjaelland
5. Syddanmark
Political parties and leaders:
Conservative People's Party (C) - Lars BARFOED

Danish People's Party (DF) - Kristian THULESEN DAHL

Liberal Alliance (LA) - Anders SAMUELSEN

Liberal Party (V) - Lars LOKKE RAMUSSEN

Red-Green Alliance (Unity List) or (O) - collective leadership, spokesperson Johanne SCHMIDT-NIELSEN

Social Democratic Party (SDP) - Helle THORNING-SCHMIDT

Social Liberal Party (SLP) - Margrethe VESTAGER

Socialist People's Party (SF) - Annette VILHELMSEN
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Denmark's largest city & capital
Copenhagen
currency: Danish krone (DKK)



Denmark Coat of Arms
Denmark's National Anthems




Denmark Monarch: Margrethe II
Denmark PM: Lars Løkke Rasmussen
Denmark parliament: The Folketing


Current weather in Copenhagen (Celcius)
Current weather in Copenhagen (Fahrenheit)
Current time in Denmark
Denmark's Area
Denmark's GDP (PPP)
Denmark's land border
Denmark's highest point
Denmark's Official Language
Danish (dansk)
Denmark's National Bird: Swan
Denmark's National Tree: Beech tree
Denmark's National Dish: Stegt flæsk


Denmark's Flag Carrier
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)
Religion in Denmark
Denmark Constitution Day