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Kingdom of Denmark
Kongeriget Danmark  (Danish)
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 European Denmark[N 2] (dark green), in Europe (dark grey) and in the European Union (light green)
Location of European Denmark[N 2] (dark green), in Europe (dark grey) and in the European Union (light green)
Capital
and largest city
Copenhagen
55°43′N12°34′E / 55.717°N 12.567°E / 55.717; 12.567
Official languagesDanish
ReligionChurch of Denmark
Demonym
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Margrethe II
Lars Løkke Rasmussen
LegislatureFolketing
History
c. 8th century[2]
5 June 1849
24 March 1948[N 3]
Area
• Denmark[N 2]
42,931 km2 (16,576 sq mi)[3] (133rd)
Population
• January 2017 estimate
5,748,769[4] (112th)
• Density
133.4/km2 (345.5/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$264.837 billion[5][N 4] (52nd)
• Per capita
$46,602[5] (19th)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$302.571 billion[5][N 4] (34th)
• Per capita
$53,242[5] (6th)
Gini (2014)Negative increase 27.5[6]
low
HDI (2015)Steady 0.925[7]
very high · 5th
CurrencyDanish krone[N 5] (DKK)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
• Summer (DST)
CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on theright
Calling code+45[N 6]
ISO 3166 codeDK
Internet TLD.dk[N 7]
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Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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