Some Interesting Facts about Denmark

 

Some Interesting Facts about Denmark:


Nationality: Dane
Languages:  Danish
Religions: Evangelical 
Population: 5,581,503
Median Age: 41.8 years 
Population Growth rate: 0.22%
Birth Rate:   1.03 %
Death Rate: 1.03%
Capital: Copenhagen 
Electricity Production:29.85 billion kWh
Electricity exports: 10.38 billion kWh
Electricity Import: 11.46 billion kWh
Telephone Landlines: 1.88 million 
Telephone- Mobile Cellular: 7.1 million 
Airports: 80
Airports with Paved Runways: 28
Heliports: ---
Railways: 2414 km 
Road Ways: 73929 km 
Water Ways: 400 km 
Passport Validity: Must be valid at least three months beyond your date of departure


Introduction:
Once the  seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe 


Economy:
This thoroughly modern market economy features a high-tech agricultural sector, state of the art industry with world-leading firms in pharmaceuticals maritime shipping, and renewable energy, and a high dependence on foreign trade 



Facts about Denmark:



Facts Denmark
  • Denmark's national sports is Soccer
  • The national team won the European Championships in 1992


  • Denmark is a strong cycling nation with Bjarne Riis winning the Tour DE France in 1996 and 2012




  • The Denmark men's handball team have won the most medals in European Championship



  • The official name of Denmark is the Kingdom of Denmark



  • The official language of Denmark is Danish which is a language similar to Norwegian and Swedish



  • As of 2013, Denmark has 14 Nobel laureates mainly in Literature 4, Physiology 4, and 5 in Medicine Field.



  • Denmark is one of the highest numbers of Nobel laureates per Capita in the world



  • Denmark is part of the European Union but they own their own currency Danish Krone



  • International surveys and studies often rank Denmark as the happiest place in the world based on standards of health welfare and education



  • Around 65% of Denmark is farmland and 11% woodlands. Denmark also has many beautiful beaches around its coastline



  • Denmark is a relatively flat country with the highest natural point Mollehoj, rising to just 170.86 m and the country's average height above sea level is 31 m



  • LEGO was invented in Denmark. Legoland and the company headquarters are located in Billund on the Jutland Peninsula


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