Climate- Denmark is near the Arctic Peninsula so the winters are long and harsh; the growing season is short and cold. Although, Denmark, out of the Scandinavian countries has the most moderate climate with an average temperature of thirty-two degrees F.
Geography- Denmark is an island that is mostly hilled with forests surrounding the shore.
Size- 16,621 miles
Capital City- Copenhagen
Population- 5.60 million
Language Spoken- Danish
Historical Background- The Vikings were the ancestors of the Danes, they were sailors and very warlike.
Form of Government- Constitutional Monarchy
Primary Religion- Protestant Evangelical Lutheranism
Major Industries- Fishing, Farming, and Agricultural Exports like grain and livestock
Beliefs - The Danes are a culture that strives for a society that supports equality, freedom, and democracy. They also have the longest standing monarchy in Europe
Preparation Methods- The Danes pickle, dry, and salt their food.
Serving Customs- Generally a sit-down meal with close family and friends