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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 the Kingdom of Denmark: Greenland, the Faroe Islands (circled), and Denmark.
Location of the Kingdom of Denmark: Greenland, the Faroe Islands (circled), and Denmark.
Location of Denmark proper[N 2] (dark green), in Europe (dark grey) and in the European Union (light green)
Location of Denmark proper[N 2] (dark green), in Europe (dark grey) and in the European Union (light green)
Capital
and largest city
Copenhagen[N 3]
55°43′N12°34′E / 55.717°N 12.567°E / 55.717; 12.567
Official languagesDanish
Recognised regional languagesFaroese
Greenlandic
German[N 4]
ReligionChurch of Denmark
Demonym
Countries Autonomous territories
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Margrethe II
Lars Løkke Rasmussen
LegislatureFolketing
History
c. 8th century[2]
5 June 1849
24 March 1948[N 5]
Area
• Denmark[N 2]
42,931 km2 (16,576 sq mi)[3] (130rd)
• Faroe Islands
1,393.4 km2 (537.99 sq mi)
• Greenland
2,166,086 km2 (836,330 sq mi)
Population
• January 2017 estimate
Increase 5,748,769[4] (112th)
• Faroe Islands
49,884[5]
• Greenland
55,860[6]
• Density (Denmark)
133.9/km2 (346.8/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$285.468 billion[7][N 6] (52nd)
• Per capita
$49,613[7] (19th)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$324.146 billion[7][N 6] (34th)
• Per capita
$56,335[7] (6th)
Gini (2015)Negative increase 28.8[8]
low
HDI (2015)Steady 0.925[9]
very high · 5th
CurrencyDanish krone[N 7] (DKK)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
• Summer (DST)
CEST (UTC+2)
[N 8]
Drives on theright
Calling code
ISO 3166 codeDK
Internet TLD
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Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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