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Denmark profile - Facts

  • 16 February 2015
  • From the section Europe
The Little Mermaid - depicting the fairy tale character - is an icon of Copenhagen
  • Full name: Kingdom of Denmark
  • Population: 5.6 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Copenhagen
  • Area: 43,098 sq km (16,640 sq miles)
  • Major language: Danish
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 77 years (men), 81 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 krone = 100 ore
  • Main exports: Machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals
  • GNI per capita: US $61,680 (World Bank, 2013)
  • Internet domain: .dk
  • International dialling code: +45