Key Information & Facts of Denmark

General Points to Know and Traveler's Information for Visiting

Updated: 5 September 2016.

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General Info


is the capital and largest city.

The 'Krone' (DKK)

is the national currency (kroner is plural). Its sub-unit is the øre.


is the population (2016 estimate).

Central European Time (UTC+1)

is the country’s time zone. Summer is (DST) CEST (UTC+2).


is the main language spoken; Faroese, Greenlandic, and German are also common.


km2 (16,562 mi2) is its area (for “Denmark Proper,” which is excluding Greenland and the Faroe Islands).


is the 2-digit ISO country code.


is the country’s calling (dialing) code.


is the script used in the Danish language.


is the endonym for the country, the name that the locals call their country, in their own language.

'Danish' or 'Dane'

are the demonyms for the people of this country. Don’t know what that is, or want to learn more?Read more about demonyms via this article »

For the Travelers


is the side of the road they drive on.

Types C, E, F, K

are the country’s electricity adapter types, as defined by the IEC.Learn more about the different plug and socket types »


is the tobacco purchase age.


is the drinking age (16 at shops if alcoholic content under 16.5%).


is the age of consent.


is the general emergency number.

Do I Need A Visa?

Find out the requirements over at VisaHQ » (aff. link)

Government & Identity

Queen Margrethe II

is the monarch.

Constitutional Monarchy

is the country’s form/structure of government.

Lars Løkke Rasmussen

is the prime minister.


is the country’s legislating body.

'Der er et yndigt land'

is the country’s national anthem (meaning “There is a lovely country”).
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