Facts about Denmark

Denmark is the southernmost and smallest of the Nordic countries and is renowned as one of the happiest countries in the world.

How many people live in Denmark

In 2021 5.867.412 people are living in Denmark. Currently, 88.0 % of the population of Denmark is urban and lives in towns and cities.


Largest cities in Denmark

1) Copenhagen: 633.000 

2) Aarhus:  281.000

3) Odense: 180.00.000

4) Aalborg: 141.000


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Life Expectancy in Denmark

Females: 83,3 years
Males: 79,5 years

How long is the coastline in Denmark

Denmark has a 7314 km long coastline and 406 islands. It is a country with quite much wind, and this explains why Denmark is one of the world`s largest exporters of wind turbines.


Facts about Denmark

Total area 43, 561 km2
Land area 42,890 km2
Capital Copenhagen
Population 5 867 412 (2021)
Head of State Queen Margrethe II
Form of government Constitutional monarchy
Head of government Mette Frederiksen
Currency Danish crown (DKK)
Official language Danish
National day 5 June
Time Zone CET² (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST) CEST² (UTC+2)
 Climate zone Temperate climate