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.

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.

  

Quick Facts 
 Total area  43,561 km2
 Land area  42,890 km2
 Capital  Copenhagen (1 246 611)
 Population  5 627 814
 Head of State  Queen Margrethe II
 Form of government  Constitutional monarchy 
 Head of government  Lars Løkke Rasmussen
 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

Top Museums

The National Museum

The National Museum

The National Museum in Copenhagen is one of Denmark`s most visited museums.

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The Museum of National History

The Museum of National History

Located in the most beautiful and impressive frames this museum is really worth a visit

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The National Gallery of Denmark

The National Gallery of Denmark

Featuring outstanding collections of Danish and international art

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The Viking Ship Museum

The Viking Ship Museum

One of Denmark`s most famous Viking museums

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Hans Christian Andersen Museum

Hans Christian Andersen Museum

The house in Bangs Boder 29 is the birthplace of fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen, who was born here in 1805.

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The  Louisiana Art Museum

The Louisiana Art Museum

The museum of modern art surrounded by beautiful nature

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Aros Art Museum

Aros Art Museum

Aros Museum is a must-see attraction and at the same time an architecture highlight in Denmark

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Moesgaard Museum

Moesgaard Museum

The past is brought to life at the Moesgaard Museum in Aarhus.

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Wadden Sea Centre

Wadden Sea Centre

The Wadden Sea is the largest and flattest National Park in Denmark and in this new museum, you get a very good introduction to this area.

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Top Castles

Kronborg “Hamlet” Castle

Kronborg “Hamlet” Castle

Drama and history are gathered in one place at Kronborg "Hamlet" Castle.

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Amalienborg Palace

Amalienborg Palace

The beautiful main residence of the Royal Family in Denmark

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Fredensborg Palace

Fredensborg Palace

The summer residence of the Royal Family

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Rosenborg Castle

Rosenborg Castle

In Rosenborg Castle, you are invited to take an incredible journey back in time.

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Frederiksborg Palace

Frederiksborg Palace

This Palace are famous for the museum and the amazing surrounding gardens

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Christiansborg Palace

Christiansborg Palace

The residence for the Danish parlament

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Marselisborg Palace

Marselisborg Palace

Marselisborg Palace has a long and interesting history. Back in time it was a wedding present from the Danish people to King Christian X.

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Egeskov Castle

Egeskov Castle

The Island Funen´s most well-known Castle with a lot of activities

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Frederiksberg Palace

Frederiksberg Palace

Frederiksberg Palace lies on top of Valby Hill overlooking the beautiful Frederiksberg Garden in the Copenhagen district of Frederiksberg.

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Plan Your Trip to Denmark

Reasons to Visit Denmark

Reasons to Visit Denmark

Get inspiration to visit Denmark and discover the many treasures

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Practical information in Denmark

Practical information in Denmark

Good to know before you go

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Getting to Denmark

Getting to Denmark

It`s easy to get to Denmark because many international flights arriving in Kastrup or Billund Airport..

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Getting around in Denmark

Getting around in Denmark

Denmark has a swift, easy-to-use public transport system which runs reliable and is well-structured.

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Weather in Denmark

Weather in Denmark

Denmark has a milder climate than the other Nordic countries. The danish climate is moderated because of the warm Gulf Stream.

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Accommodation in Denmark

Accommodation in Denmark

Excellent selection of Danish hotels

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Visa to Denmark

Visa to Denmark

If you are visiting Denmark you must check whether you need a visa, depending upon your nationality and the purpose of your visit.

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Getting around in Denmark

Getting around in Denmark

Denmark has a swift, easy-to-use public transport system which runs reliable and is well-structured.

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Copenhagen Card

Copenhagen Card

With the discount card "Copenhagen Card" you get access to more than 70 museums and attractions.

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