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Area
43.098 square kilometres


Capital
Copenhagen (København) 1.1 million inhabitants


Currency
Danish Kroner, DKK. 1 krone = 100 øre
1 USD = 6,60 DKK
1 Euro = 7,45 DKK


Education
Recognition of foreign qualifications. Visit www.ciriusonline.dk to get an assessment of your non-Danish degrees, diplomas and certificates and information about international recognition or your qualification.


Ethnic distribution
91,2% Danes.
Immigrants and their descendants constitute about 8.8 % of the population


Geographic region
Scandinavia


Head of Government
Lars Løkke Rasmussen


Head of State
Queen Margrethe II


Language
Danish


Library
The Danish Libraries are a public service offered free of charge to users.
To register as a borrower present your health insurance card ("sygesikringsbevis") and one other piece of identification, preferably a photo-ID, at any branch.


Life expectancy
Women 80,4 years, men 75,9 years


Major cities
Copenhagen 1.167.000 inhabitants
Århus 307.000 inhabitants
Odense 189.000 inhabitants
Aalborg 197.000 inhabitants

 

Measurements
1 inch = 2.54 cm
1 foot = 30.48 cm
1 yard = 91.44 cm
For conversions take a look here


Medicine
Prescription medicines only available at pharmacies (Pharmacy = Apotek)-
You need a doctor or dentists prescription.
Remember to bring you yellow health card.


Member of:
UN, OECD, EU, Nato, Schengen, OSCE, IMF, WTO and others.


Neighbouring countries
Germany, Norway and Sweden


Population
5.511.451


Population density
126,4 per square kilometres


Religion
90% Protestants