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Denmark Facts

Denmark's Information

Flag of Denmark
Land Area 42,434 km2
Water Area 660 km2
Total Area 43,094km2 (#130)
Population 5,593,785 (#115)
Population Density 131.82/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $265.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $46,600
Currency Krone (DKK)
Largest Cities
  • 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 updated on April 7, 2017.

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