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nom: Copenhagen
coordonnées géographiques: 55 40 N, 12 35 E
différence de temps: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
daylight saving time: +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October; note - applies to continental Denmark only, not to its North Atlantic components

etymology: name derives from the city's Danish appellation Kobenhavn, meaning "Merchant's Harbor"

Fête de l'Indépendance
ca. 965 (unified and Christianized under HARALD I Gormsson); 5 Juin 1849 (became a parliamentary constitutional monarchy)
Fête nationale
Constitution Day, 5 Juin (1849); note - closest equivalent to a national holiday
history: several previous; latest adopted 5 Juin 1953
amendments: proposed by the Folketing with consent of the government; passage requires approval by the next Folketing following a general election, approval by simple majority vote of at least 40% of voters in a referendum, and assent of the chief of state; changed several times, last in 2009 (Danish Act of Succession) (2016)
Suffrage - Age minimum de l'électeur
18 ans; universal
Pouvoir exécutif
chef d'état (Président): Queen MARGRETHE II (depuis 14 January 1972); Heir Apparent Crown Prince FREDERIK (elder son of the monarch, born on 26 May 1968)
chef de gouvernement (1er ministre): Prime Minister Mette FREDERIKSEN (depuis 27 June 2019)
cabinet: Council of State appointed by the monarch
elections/appointments: the monarchy is hereditary; following legislative elections, the leader of the majority party or majority coalition usually appointed prime minister by the monarch

Source: CIA World Factbook - Version du décembre 31, 2019