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Kingdom of Denmark
Kongeriget Danmark  (Danish)
Red with a white cross that extends to the edges of the flag; the vertical part of the cross is shifted to the hoist side
FlagCoat of arms
Anthem: Der er et yndigt land
There is a lovely country


Kong Christian stod ved højen mast[N 1]
King Christian stood by the lofty mast

Location of Denmark[N 2] (dark green), in Europe (dark grey) and in the European Union (light green)
Location of Denmark[N 2] (dark green), in Europe (dark grey) and in the European Union (light green)
Location of the Kingdom of Denmark: Greenland, the Faroe Islands (circled), and Denmark.
Location of the Kingdom of Denmark: Greenland, the Faroe Islands (circled), and Denmark.
Capital
and largest city
Copenhagen
55°43′N12°34′E / 55.717°N 12.567°E / 55.717; 12.567
Official languagesDanish
Recognised regional languages
ReligionLutheranism
Demonym
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutional monarchy
 - MonarchMargrethe II
 - Prime MinisterLars Løkke Rasmussen
LegislatureThe Folketing
History
 - Consolidationc. 10th century 
 - Constitutional Act5 June 1849 
 - Danish Realm24 March 1948[N 4] 
Area
 - Denmark[N 2]42,915.7 km2[2] (133rd)
(16,562.1) sq mi
 - Greenland2,166,086 km2 (836,330 sq mi)
 - Faroe Islands1,399 km2 (540.16 sq mi)
Population
 - April 2015 estimate5,668,743[3] (113th)
 - Greenland56,370[4][N 5]
 - Faroe Islands49,709[5][N 5]
 - Density (Denmark)131/km2
339.3/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
 - Total$255.866 billion[6][N 6] (52nd)
 - Per capita$45,451[6] (19th)
GDP (nominal)2015 estimate
 - Total$297.359 billion[6][N 6] (34th)
 - Per capita$52,822[6] (6th)
Gini (2012)negative increase 28.1[7]
low
HDI (2013)Increase 0.900[8]
very high ·10th
CurrencyDanish krone[N 7] (DKK)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on theright
Calling code+45[N 8]
ISO 3166 codeDK
Internet TLD.dk[N 9]
Country Comparisons

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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