Denmark is country of Europe located in north Europe

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Official Name: Kingdom of Denmark
Capital: Copenhagen
Total area: 42 915 km2
GDP per capita: $37,657
Native Language: Danish
Government: Unitary parliamentary Constitutional monarchy
Population: 5,580,413
Major Religion: Lutheran Church of Denmark
Monetary Unit: Danish krone (DKK)

Denmark consists of the Jutland (Jylland) peninsula and about 400 named islands. Of these, 82 are inhabited, the largest being Funen (Funen) and Zealand (Sjælland).

Denmark has a large fishing industry and a sizeable merchant fleet. The main areas of activity in manufacturing include food, chemicals, machinery, metal products, electrical and transportation equipment, beer, and paper and wood products. Tourism is also an important industry.

Between the 8th and 11th centuries, the Danes were known as Vikings. Along with the Norwegians and Swedes, they colonized, plundered and traded in all parts of Europe. Today's Danes are proud of their country's welfare state, with widespread social protection for all.

Denmark is a constitutional monarchy, governed today under the 1953 constitution. The unicameral Parliament or Folketing has 179 elected members.

The best-known Danes include the writer Hans Christian Andersen, famous for his fairy tales, the author Karen Blixen and the designer Arne Jacobsen. Danish cinema has gained international recognition primarily through the experimental film director Lars von Trier.

Danish cuisine specialties include smørrebrød (open sandwiches), potatoes boiled or browned with sugar, boiled red cabbage, roast pork and roast duck.

Health & Wellbeing
Denmark enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the world. Excellent health and social system.

Economy & Jobs
Agriculture, fishing, mining, manufacturing, energy, service industries and transportation.

Main attraction
Copenhagen, Egeskov Castle, Legoland amusement park and Ribe town (oldest in Scandinavia).

Denmark has a modern, prosperous and developed mixed market economy, ranking 21st in the world in terms of GDP (PPP) per capita and 10th in terms of nominal GDP per capita. A liberalization of import duties in 1797 marked the end of mercantilism, and further liberalization in the 19th and early 20th centuries established the Danish liberal tradition in international trade, which would not be broken until the 1930s. Property rights enjoy strong protection. Denmark's economy stands out as one of the freest in the Index of Economic Freedom and Economic Freedom in the World. The economy has a high degree of international trade and Denmark is known as a champion of free trade in the European Union. According to the 2008 World Economic Forum report, IMD and The Economist, Denmark is one of the most competitive economies in the world.


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