Ten facts about Denmark
Name: The Kingdom of Denmark
Location: Northern Europe and a part of Scandinavia. It borders Germany and is surrounded by the North Sea, Skagerrak, Kattegat, and the Baltic Sea.
Language: Danish, but a majority speaks English as a second language
Population: 5.6 million – 130 inhabitants per sq. km.
Currency: Danish Kroner (DKK), 1 krone = 100 øre
Area: 43.000 square kilometres (26.700 square miles) spread over 406 islands (not including Greenland and the Faroe Islands) whereof around 80 are inhabited.
Form of government: Constitutional Monarchy but functions as a representative democracy.
Religion: The vast majority, 90%, are Lutheran Protestant. Muslims are estimated to make up approximately 4% of the population.
Highest point: 173 metres above sea level.