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flag Denmark Denmark: Introduction

Capital: Copenhagen


Total Population: 5,613,706
Natural Increase: 0.4%
Density: 132 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 87.3%
Population of main cities including suburbs: Copenhagen (1,096,000); Arhus (240,000); Odense (160,000); Aalborg (100,000); Esbjerg (70,000).
Ethnic Origins: Scandinavian, Inuit, Faroese, German, Turkish, Iranian, Somali
Official Language: Danish is the official language of Denmark, Greenland and the Faeroe Islands. Both Greenland and the Faeroe Islands have their own languages too which most of the people speak, but Danish is used for official purposes and taught in schools.
Other Languages Spoken: English is the predominant second language. Small minorities, mostly in Southern Denmark, speak German.
Business Language(s): Yes. Danes are generally very used to using English and especially business people and government agencies.
Religion: Protestants 91%, Catholics 2%, Others 7%.

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Copenhagen

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Danish kroner (DKK)

Country Overview

Area: 43,090 km²
Type of State: Denmark (official name: Kingdom of Denmark) is a constitutional monarchy based on parliamentary democracy.
Type of Economy: High-income economy, OECD member.
6th in the world in terms of GDP per capita; The economy suffers from a relatively low productivity
HDI*: 0.901/1
HDI (World Rank): 10/187

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To Make a Call From Denmark, Dial 00
To Make a Call to Denmark, Dial +45
Internet Suffix: .dk
Computers: 54.9 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 43.5 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 93.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20092010201120122013
Imports of Goods (million USD) 82,65084,87895,66391,92597,215
Exports of Goods (million USD) 93,91697,393111,864105,594111,297
Imports of Services (million USD) 49,59452,16958,45158,06259,829
Exports of Services (million USD) 54,17060,89466,07165,71069,481

Source: WTO - World Trade Organization - Last Available Data.

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