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Denmark is located in Northern Europe on land that is geographically a peninsula on the northern coast of continental Europe. There are many interesting facts about Denmark. The two countries known today as Sweden and Denmark were originally part of the Viking empire. The Vikings controlled land covering most of what we know today as Europe. Outside of Denmark the most famous Danish citizen is Hans Christian Anderson, author of many children's beloved fairy tales.
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Denmark has constitutional monarchy type of government, the oldest outside of Asia. Denmark, along with Sweden was the home of the ferocious people known as the Vikings. Recent archaeological evidence suggests that the Danes, as Vikings, discovered North America long before Columbus.
One of the most famous hotels in Europe is the Hotel d'Angleterre, located on Copenhagen's main square. The hotel was originally a private manor house and was built in 1594. Nearby is, arguably, the best restaurant in Denmark, the Kommandanten.
Tivoli Gardens is one of the world's most famous amusement parks opened in 1843. Tivoli Gardens has a world renown Christmas decoration theme made up of over 100,000 white lights. If you ride the roller coaster and feel it seems very creaky, that is because it was first built in 1914.
The world's oldest amusement park, still occupying the same spot it had on opening day, is located north of Copenhagen. The Bakken opened in the year 1583. There are five very old roller coasters and a world famous Cabaret, the Hvile.
Greenland and the Faroe Islands are claimed by Denmark and have been Danish land since 1700. A funny fact is that Norway once owned the Faroe Islands but lost them when the King of Norway lost a wild poker game to the King of Denmark.

The capital of Denmark is Copenhagen. The currency of Denmark is the Danish Krone(DKK) Flag of Denmark

Denmark belongs to the European continent

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Airports in Denmark

V, Tirstrup, Rønne, Kastrup, Karup, Ålborg, Billund Lufthavn, Esbjerg, Maribo Lufthavn, Odense - Beldringe, Soenderborg Lufthavn, Sindal Flyveplads, Skrydstrup, Skive Lufthavn, Thisted Lufthavn, Vamdrup, Stauning Lufthavn, Flughafen Kopenhagen-Kastrup, and Roskilde lufthavn

Leaders of Denmark
The Country dialling code of Denmark is +45, and the TLD (Top-level domain) of Denmark is .dk

List of oil fields in Denmark (8)

Map of Denmark



Languages spoken in Denmark

Danish, Faroese, Kalaallisut

Animals native to Denmark / which animals live in Denmark?

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Airlines in Denmark

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Coordinates (in Latitude & Longitude) of Denmark

56 00 N, 10 00 E
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Kilometers of coastline

7,314 kilometers

Square kilometers of land

42,394 square kilometers

Square kilometers of water

700 square kilometers

Birth rate

10.91 / 1000 population

Death rate

10.3 / 1000 population

Irrigated land

4,490 sq km
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