Denmark

By Kira Flowers

Overview of Denmark

Denmark joined the EU on January 1, 1973, and was not a founding member. Before becoming a member of the EU, Denmark was a part of the Germanic Empire.

Location

Denmark is located at 55.7200 degrees North, and 12.5700 East. neighboring countries of Denmark include, Norway, Poland, Sweden, and the United KIngdom , all of which are maritime boundaries. Geographical features in and around Denmark include, the Jutland Peninsula, and the islands of Zealand, Funen, and Lolland.
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Flag

Denmark has a multitude of flags, including the royal flag, the historic royal flag, the military flag, and the state flag

Capital and Major Cities

The capital of Denmark is Copenhagen, major cities include, Aarhus, Odence, Aalborg, and Kolding.

Tourism

Tourist attractions in Denmark include, the Rosenborg Castle, and the National Museum of Denmark. Tourists should visit these places because of the educational opportunities there.

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Government

Governments Denmark has had include, Hereditary Monarchy, Unitary State, Monarchy, Federacy, Representative Democracy, Constitutional monarchy, and Parliamentary system.

Currency

Denmark's currency is the Danish krone.
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Fun Facts

  • The Little Mermaid statue is located in, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Hans Christian Anderson grew up in Odense, Denmark
  • The queen of Denmark is Margrethe the Second

Citations

  • "U.S. Relations With Denmark." U.S. Department of State. U.S. Department of State, 02 Sept. 2015. Web. 06 Dec. 2015.
  • "Where Is Denmark." Where Is Denmark. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Dec. 2015.
  • "Denmark." Geography of , Landforms. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Dec. 2015.