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Rene Redzepi
"For me cooking is something that is completely transparent and without pretence, that is honest and generous and has something true and original to it." 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
Focus Denmark special report on food and agriculture

The world’s population is growing and in 2050 will exceed 9 billion. Can we produce enough food in the future – without destroying the Earth’s environment and climate?

Read Focus Denmark's special report on food and agriculture for more

The Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic and Greenland, which is part of the North American continent, also belong to the Kingdom of Denmark but have autonomous self-rule.
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 

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

What happens in one of the world's best restaurants? Head chef René Redzepi tells about the concept, the food and the passion. Watch video