Denmark Fast Facts

  • Name: Denmark
    (long form) Kingdom of Denmark
  • Capital City: Copenhagen (539,542 pop.)
    (1,914,865 metro)
  • Denmark Population: 5,556,452 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Danish Krone
    (conversion rates)

    danish krone
    50 Danish Krones
  • Ethnicity: Scandinavian, Inuit, Faroese, German, Turkish, Iranian, Somali
  • Holidays
  • GDP total: $208.5 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $37,700 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Danish, English, Faroese, Greenlandic (an Inuit dialect), German (small minority)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Copenhagen, Arhus, Odense, Alborg and Esbjerg.
  • Name: The meaning behind Denmark's name is thought to derive from the first part of the word from a word meaning "flat land", while the -mark is believed to mean woodland or borderland.
  • National Day: June 5, Constitution Day
  • Religion: Evangelical Lutheran 95%, other Christian 3%, Muslim 2%
  • Symbols
This page was last modified on September 29, 2015.