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.
Sunny, rainy, windy or snowy. Denmark has four seasons, which means warm summer days, colourful autumns, green springs and cold, snowy winters.
The Danish flag is called Dannebrog and means ‘the flag of the Danes’ or ‘the red flag’. It’s much loved by the Danes and is associated with birthdays, holidays and national sports. To mark national events, the Danish National Anthem 'Der er et yndigt land’ (There is a lovely country) is also often sung or performed.
The political system of Denmark is that of a multi-party structure, where several parties can be represented in Parliament at any one time.
Denmark stretches along a coast of 7,314 km, which is longer than the Chinese Wall. It corresponds to almost one and a half metre of coast per inhabitant.