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Sankt Hans
In Denmark, great attention is paid to traditions and festivals, though without great ceremony. Many Danish traditions are based around the Christian calendar. Read more 
Copenhagen: Bike City for more than a century
In the 1960s, cars were threatening to displace bicycles in the main Danish cities. But the oil crisis, the environmental movement and a couple of controversial road projects reversed the trend. Read more
The Blue Planet - Denmark’s National Aquarium
The Blue Planet is Northern Europe’s largest and most modern aquarium, with a spiral design which is unique in the world. The Blue Planet is home to 450 different species and 20,000 fish and other aquatic animals. Read more
Knitwear in prime time
A jumper-clad detective and a prime minister with a messy private life have won a huge global following. Read more
Helmets of fashion
Believe it or not, bicycle helmets can be cool. Watch video

Flag DKDenmark at a glance

Get an overview of Denmark's history, government, politics and geography. Even though Denmark is a small country with only 5.6 million people, it has a fascinating and rich history to tell.
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Cauliflower Salad
Find examples of what the New Nordic Cuisine has to offer. Read more
The Danish Flag - Dannebro

How many Danes live in Denmark? What is the capital of Denmark? Does Denmark have the Euro or the Krone? Find out the answers and more quick facts about Denmark and the Danes. Download fact sheet

Focus Denmark - special report on smart cities

Around the world, companies and public authorities are striving to tackle the challenges of population growth and climate change by implementing sustainable, efficient and citizen-centred solutions in urban environments. Focus Denmark , published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has released a 24-page special report on smart cities. Visit focusdenmark.dk for more.