Welcome to Denmark

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Capital: Copenhagen
Large Cities: Odense, Alborg, Randers
Languages: Danish
Religion: Christianity
Currency: Danish Krone

Location: Denmark, the smallest of the Scandinavian countries, is situated in northern Europe between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. It comprises the peninsula of Jut land, the islands of Zealand, Funen and Born Holm and 480 smaller islands. Greenland, the world's largest island, and the Faeroe Islands also form part of the Kingdom of Denmark. No one in Denmark is more than 52 km from the sea. No wonder that the Danes were Vikings a few generations ago.

Monarchy: Denmark is a constitutional monarchy, the Queen and the Parliament (Folketing) jointly holding legislative powers.

Economy & People: About 62 per cent of the land is under cultivation. Denmark is one of the largest exporters of dairy products. Fishing forms an important occupation. Denmark is famous for its co-operative institutions. The first co-operative society was established in 1866. Ship-building, machinery of different types, textiles, furniture, iron and steel-ware account for a major portion of industry. Denmark's inflation rate is the lowest in Europe. Life expectancy: Men 72.5 years, women 77.8 years. Legal marriage between persons of the same sex has been permitted since 1989. Denmark is close to being the leading donor among industrialized countries. Foreigners form less than 5% of the population.

Outlying Territories of Denmark: 1. The Faeroe Islands 2. Greenland

Mission in India:
Royal Danish Embassy
11-Aurangzeb Road
New Delhi - 110 011, India
Tel: +91-11-23010900, 23010002, 04, 23010899 (Visa)
Tele Fax: +91-11-23792019, 23792891
Email: denmark@vsnl.com

Indian Mission in Denmark:
Embassy of India
Vangehusvej 15
2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Tel: 00-45-39299201, 39182888, 39182995
Tele Fax: 00-45-39270218
Email: indemb@euroconnect.dk

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