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Kingdom of Denmark

Kongeriget Danmark  (Danish)
Anthem: Der er et yndigt land
(English: "There is a lovely country")

Kong Christian stod ved højen mast[N 1]
(English: "King Christian stood by the lofty mast")
Location of the Kingdom of Denmark (green), including Greenland, the Faroe Islands (circled), and Denmark proper
Location of the Kingdom of Denmark (green), including Greenland, the Faroe Islands (circled), and Denmark proper
Location of Denmark proper[N 2] (dark green) – in Europe (green & dark grey) – in the European Union (green)
Location of Denmark proper[N 2] (dark green)

– in Europe (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union (green)

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]
Ethnic groups

Indigenous status:

Minority status:

Other:

  • 13.89% non-Danish
Religion
Church of Denmark[N 4]
Demonym(s)
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Margrethe II
Mette Frederiksen
LegislatureFolketing
History
c. 8th century[4]
5 June 1849
24 March 1948[N 5]
1 January 1973
Area
• Denmark proper
42,933 km2 (16,577 sq mi)[5] (130th)
• Entire kingdom
2,220,930 km2 (857,510 sq mi)
(12th)
Population
• Q3 2020 estimate
Increase 5,837,213[6] (114th)
• Faroe Islands
52,110[7]
• Greenland
56,081[8]
• Density (Denmark)
137.65/km2 (356.5/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$299 billion[9][N 6] (52nd)
• Per capita
$51,643[9] (19th)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$370 billion[9][N 6] (34th)
• Per capita
$63,829[9] (6th)
Gini (2019)Positive decrease 27.5[10]
low
HDI (2018)Increase 0.930[11]
very high · 11th
CurrencyDanish krone[N 7] (DKK)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+2 (CEST)
[N 8]
Driving sideright
Calling code
ISO 3166 codeDK
Internet TLD
Website
Denmark.dk
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Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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