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Danish Symbols

  • Bird: Mute Swan
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of Denmark
  • Flower: Red Clover
  • Motto: "Guds hjaelp, Folkets kaerlighed, Danmarks styrke." "God's Help, the People's Love, Denmark's Strength."
  • National Anthem "Der er et yndigt land" (I know a lovely land), melody by Hans Ernst Kroyer, and lyrics by Adam Oehlenschlager.

    In addition, "Kong Kristian" (King Christian stood by tow'ring mast) is also a national anthem, but it is considered the anthem of the Danish royal family. Dating to the early 1800's, it features lyrics by Johannes Ewald, and melody by D.F.R. Kulau.
  • Tree: Beech

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.