Denmark - Facts and Information

Denmark - Facts and Information
Short Name: Denmark

Long Name: Kingdom of Denmark

Short Name (local): Danmark

Long Name (local): Kongeriget Danmark

Member of European Union: Yes, 1973

International Dialing Code: +45

Capital City: Copenhagen

National Tourist Office: Visit Denmark

Foreign Embassies in Denmark: Australia | Canada | U.K. | U.S.

Embassies and Visa Information: In Australia | In Canada | In the U.K. | In the U.S.

Nationality: Noun - Dane(s), Adjective - Danish

Government Type: Constitutional monarch

Ethnic Groups: Scandinavian, Inuit, Faroese, German, Turkish, Iranian, Somali

Religions: Evangelical Lutheran 95%, other Protestant and Roman Catholic 3%, Muslim 2%

Languages: Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic (an Inuit dialect), German (small minority), English is the predominant second language

Monetary Unit: 1 krone = 100 ore

Area: 43,094 sq km - slightly less than twice the size of Massachusetts

Climate: Temperate; humid and overcast; mild, windy winters and cool summers

Population: 5,413,392 (July 2004 est.)

Sex Ratio: 0.98 male(s)/female (2004 est.)

Median Age: 39.2 years, male 38.3 years, female 40.2 years (2004 est.)

Life Expectancy: 77.44 years, male 75.17 years, female 79.83 years (2004 est.)

Population Growth Rate: 0.35% (2004 est.)

Net Migration Rate: 2.48 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 est.)

Unemployment Rate: 6.1% (2003)

Gross National Income: US$33,750 (2003, World Bank)

Export Commodities: Machinery and instruments, meat and meat products, dairy products, fish, chemicals, furniture, ships, windmills

Export Partners: Germany 16.1%, Sweden 12%, UK 7.4%, Norway 7%, US 6.2%, France 5.4%, Netherlands 4.1% (2003 est.)

Import Commodities: Machinery and equipment, raw materials and semimanufactures for industry, chemicals, grain and foodstuffs, consumer goods

Import Partners: Germany 24.2%, Sweden 12.4%, Netherlands 7.5%, UK 6.4%, France 6%, Norway 4.6%, Italy 4% (2003 est.)

Natural Resources: Petroleum, natural gas, fish, salt, limestone, chalk, stone, gravel and sand

Public Television: DR TV

Public Radio: DR Radio


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