Denmark

Gods help, the love of the people, Denmark's strength

History of Denmark

Denmark joined the EU in 1973 but they were not a founder of the EU. Denmark was never a part of another country. Denmark is located in Northern Europe bordering the North and Baltic Sea plus it's on a peninsula near Germany. And when the time came they opted out of the EU's Maastricht Treaty and issues concerning ceratain justice and home affairs.

Denmark's flag and capital

Denmark's flag is one of the oldest national flags in the world. The flag is red with a Red Cross extending to the edges of the flag. The capital of Denmark is: Copenhagen.

Here is a picture of the flag:

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Major cities in Denmark

Tourism and Geography

What attracts people to Denmark is:

Tivoli Gardens is a must see amusement park for everybody.

The Blue Planet Aquarium provides a unique experience for everybody in the family.

And Summerland is Scandanavia's largest water park with tons of slides and 60+ things for kids to do.

The physical features of Denmark are: it has 3 major islands surrounding it and as I said earlier its on a peninsula near Germany.

Major Attractions in Denmark ( pictures above)

Government, Currency, and Fun Facts

Denmark's government is a: Constitutional Monarchy and their currency is the Danish Krone.

3 fun facts are: Denmark has 443 islands and 76 of them are inhabited.

The country's average height above sea level is 31 meters.

Denmark has the highest employment rate. (75%)

What exactly is a constitutional monarchy?

  1. Constitutional monarchy is a form of government in which a king or queen acts as Head of State. The ability to make and pass legislation resides with an elected Parliament, not with the Monarch.

    Info from: http://www.royal.gov.uk/monarchuk/howthemonarchyworks/whatisconstitutionalmonarchy.aspx