Denmark (Dens: Danmark) is a Scandinavie kintra in Northren Europe. The kintras o Denmark an Greenland, as weel as the Faroe Islands, constitute the Kinrick o Denmark. It is the soothmaist o the Nordic kintras, soothwast o Swaden an sooth o Norawa, an bordered tae the sooth bi Germany. Denmark borders baith the Baltic an the North Sea. The kintra consists o a muckle peninsulae, Jutland (Jylland) an mony islands, maist notably Zealand (Sjælland), Funen (Fyn), Vendsyssel-Thy (commonly considered a pairt o Jutland), Lolland, Falster an Bornholm, as well as hunders o minor islands aften referred tae as the Dens Airchipelago. Denmark haes lang controlled the approach tae the Baltic Sea (dominium maris baltici); afore the diggin o the Kiel Canal, watter passage tae the Baltic Sea wis possible anerlie throu the three channels kent as the "Dens straits".

Kinrick o Denmark

Kongeriget Danmark  (Dens)
AnthemDer er et yndigt land
Thare is a luvely kintra

Kong Christian stod ved højen mast[N 1]
King Christian stuid bi the lofty mast
Location o the Kinrick o Denmark: Greenland, the Faroe Islands (circled), an Denmark.
Location o the Kinrick o Denmark: Greenland, the Faroe Islands (circled), an Denmark.
Location o Denmark proper[N 2] (daurk green), in Europe (daurk grey) an in the European Union (licht green)
Location o Denmark proper[N 2] (daurk green), in Europe (daurk grey) an in the European Union (licht green)
55°43′N 12°34′E / 55.717°N 12.567°E / 55.717; 12.567
Lairgest ceetycapital
Offeecial leidsDens
Recognised regional leidsFaroese
German[N 3]
Kirk o Denmark
Countries Autonomous territories
GovrenmentDemocratic pairlamentary
constitutional monarchy
wi unitar elements
• Monarch
Frederick X
Mette Frederiksen
Aksel V. Johannesen
Múte Bourup Egede
c. 8t century[3]
5 Juin 1849
24 Mairch 1948[N 4]
• Denmark[N 2]
42,931 km2 (16,576 sq mi)[4] (130rd)
• Greenland
2,166,086 km2 (836,330 sq mi)
• Faroe Islands
1,399 km2 (540.16 sq mi)
• Januar 2017 estimate
Increase 5,748,769[5] (112t)
• Greenland
• Faroe Islands
• Density (Denmark)
133.4/km2 (345.5/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$264.837 billion[8][N 5] (52nt)
• Per capita
$46,602[8] (19t)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Tot
$302.571 billion[8][N 5] (34t)
• Per capita
$53,242[8] (6t)
Gini (2014)negative increase 27.5[9]
HDI (2015)Steady 0.925[10]
verra heich · 5t
CurrencyDanish krone[N 6] (DKK)
Time zoneUTC-3 (CET
• Summer (DST)
Drivin sideright
Cawin code
ISO 3166 codeDK
Internet TLD

Denmark is a constitutional monarchy wi a Pairlamentary system o govrenment. It haes a state-level govrenment an local govrenments in 98 municipalities. Denmark haes been a member o the European Union syne 1973, awtho it haes no joined the Eurozone. A foondin member o NATO an the OECD, it is an aw a member o the Organisation for Security an Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).

Notes eedit

  1. Kong Christian haes equal status as a naitional anthem but is generally uised anerly on ryal an militar occasions.[1]
  2. a b The Kinrick o Denmark's territory in continental Europe is referred tae as "Denmark proper" (Dens: egentlig Danmark), "metropolitan Denmark",[2] or semply Denmark. In this airticle, uissage o "Denmark" excludes Greenland an the Faroe Islands.
  3. Faroese is co-offeecial wi Dens in the Faroe Islands. Greenlandic is the sole offeecial leid in Greenland. German is recognised as a pertectit minority leid in the Sooth Jutland aurie o Denmark.
  4. The Faroe Islands became the first territory to be granted home rule on 24 March 1948. Greenland also gained autonomy on 1 May 1979.
  5. a b This data is for Denmark proper anerly. For data relevant tae Greenland an the Faroe Islands see their respective airticles.
  6. In the Faroe Islands the currency haes a separate design an is kent as the króna, but is nae a separate currency.
  7. The TLD .eu is shared wi ither European Union kintras. Greenland (.gl) an the Faroe Islands (.fo) hae thair awn TLDs.

References eedit

  1. "Not one but two national anthems". Meenistry o Furrin Affairs o Denmark. Archived frae the original on 15 Mey 2014. Retrieved 18 Mey 2014.
  2. Administrative divisions – Denmark Archived 2007-09-11 at the Wayback Machine The World Factbook. Access date: 14 Apryle 2012
  3. Stone et al. 2008, p. 31.
  4. "Area by region – StatBank Denmark – data and statistics".
  5. "Population at the first day of the quarter by municipality, sex, age, marital status, ancestry, country of origin and citizenship". Statistics Denmark. Retrieved 13 Februar 2017. January 2017
  6. "2015 Population 1st July". Statistics Greenland. Retrieved 18 Januar 2016.
  7. "Population, births, deaths and migrations by sex, village/city, monthly (1985–2015)". Hagstova Føroya. Retrieved 18 Januar 2016.
  8. a b c d "Denmark". International Monetary Fund.
  9. "Gini coefficient of equivalised disposable income (source: SILC)". Eurostat Data Explorer. Archived frae the original on 4 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  10. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 23 Mairch 2017.