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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 languagesFaroese
Greenlandic
German[N 3]
ReligionChurch of Denmark
Demonym
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutional monarchy
 • MonarchMargrethe II
 • Prime MinisterLars Løkke Rasmussen
 • SpeakerPia Kjærsgaard
LegislatureFolketing
History
 • Consolidationc. 10th century[2] 
 • Constitutional Act5 June 1849 
 • Danish Realm24 March 1948[N 4] 
Area
 • Denmark[N 2]42,925.46 km2[3] (133rd)
(16,562.1) sq mi
 • Greenland2,166,086 km2 (836,330 sq mi)
 • Faroe Islands1,399 km2 (540.16 sq mi)
Population
 • January 2016 estimate5,707,251[4] (113th)
 • Greenland56,114[5]
 • Faroe Islands49,079[6]
 • Density (Denmark)132.96/km2
344.4/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
 • Total$265.302 billion[7][N 5] (52nd)
 • Per capita$46,976[7] (19th)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
 • Total$300.906 billion[7][N 5] (34th)
 • Per capita$53,280[7] (6th)
Gini (2014)Negative increase 27.5[8]
low
HDI (2014)Steady 0.923[9]
very high ·4th
CurrencyDanish krone[N 6] (DKK)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on theright
Calling code+45[N 7]
ISO 3166 codeDK
Internet TLD.dk[N 8]
Country Comparisons

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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