interesting facts about Denmark

November 9, 2009 | In: Countries facts

Denmark is the oldest monarchy of west and until 19th sentry Denmark controlled whole northern Europe.

The average altitude of Denmark is only 31 m above sea level. The highest point in the country is Mollehoj, at 170.86 m.

The Danish language has 29 letters. The extra three letters are æ, ø, and å (pronounced eh, er, and o respectively).

Denmark is a Protestant country – where 85 % of all Danes are members of the National Evangelical Lutheran Church of Denmark.

Denmark has ranked as the second most-visited destination in Scandinavia, after Sweden.

Denmark has approximately 5,4 million inhabitants – this amounts to roughly 1,4 % of the total EU population.

Tivoli, founded in 1843, is a world-famous amusement park in downtown Copenhagen.

The Kingdom of Denmark also includes the world’s largest island, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands.

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