Official nameKingdom of Denmark
Name in local languageKongeriget Danmark
SubcontinentEuropean Union
Population (ranking: 115e)5,789,957 inhabitants (2018)
Population growth0.20 % / year
Area42,925 km²
Density134.89 inhabitants / km²
GDP (ranking: 39e)351.300 billions $USD (2018)
GDP/capita (ranking)60,596 $USD (2018)
GDP growth1.40 % / year (2018)
Life expectancy (ranking)80.80 years (2018)
Birth rate10.10 ‰ (2014)
Fertility rate1.71 children / woman (2015)
Death rate (ranking)9.10 ‰ (2014)
Infant mortality rate (ranking)2.90 ‰ (2015)
Literacy rate100.00 % (2018)
Official languagesDanish
CurrencyDanish krone (DKK)
HDI (ranking: 23e)0.930 / 1 (2018)
EPI (ranking)80.51 (2018)
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Head of StateQueen Margrethe II
National Day5 June
Tourists (ranking)10,781,000 people (2016)
Danemark – petite

Denmark is a country in Northern Europe, and the smallest in Scandinavia. He has been a member of the European Union since 1973, with Copenhagen as its capital. It shares borders with the south, Sweden, the east, the Copenhagen bridge over Malmö on two levels, with a motorway above and a railway below.

Copenhague - port
Copenhagen – port
Opéra, Copenhague
Opera house, Copenhagen
La petite sirène, Copenhague
The Little Mermaid statue, Copenhagen
Copenhague - vieux port
Copenhagen – old port
Pont Øresund
Bridge Øresund connecting Copenhagen, Denmark, to Malmö, Sweden
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Urban areas (2015)
Urban areasPopulation
Øresund3,894,365 inhabitants
Copenhague2,931,445 inhabitants
Arhus323,893 inhabitants
Aalborg205,809 inhabitants
Odense195,797 inhabitants
Esbjerg115,095 inhabitants
Vejle109,652 inhabitants
Randers96,343 inhabitants
Viborg94,486 inhabitants
Kolding90,066 inhabitants
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Administrative divisions
Danemark du Sud (Syddanmark)1,218,509 inhabitants12,256 km²
Jutland central (Midtjylland)1,304,301 inhabitants13,007 km²
Jutland du Nord (Nordjylland)589,370 inhabitants7,879 km²
Région de la capitale (Hovedstaden)1,810,288 inhabitants2,559 km²
Zélande du Nord (Sjælland)832,490 inhabitants7,224 km²
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See also