Denmark is the world’s small country but side by side this interesting country has attractive lakes, unique historical places and delightful Danish food and rich history. Whatever you are king of knowledge, but there are lots of interesting things to learn about this fascinating country. So here are 45 more Denmark facts.
☀ The Kingdom of Denmark is the official name of Denmark.
☀ Danish is the official language of Denmark.
☀ Denmark’s current flag was designed in 1219.
☀ Denmark’s national flag is the world’s oldest state flag.
☀ Denmark most likely means “Land of the Danes.”
☀ WHO has rated Denmark as the easiest place to do business in Europe & the third easiest worldwide in 2016.
☀ There is usually a brisk breeze blowing in Denmark; the average wind speed is 7.6 m/sec.
☀ There are more pigs than people in Denmark.
☀ The world’s greatest fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen was born in Odense, Denmark.
☀ The world-famous building toys, Lego is from Denmark.
☀ The total area of the Denmark is 43,560 square kilometers.
☀ The tallest point in Denmark is 170 meters high with a hill called Møllehøj.
☀ The population of Denmark is 5,707,251.
☀ The first Danish newspaper was founded in 1666.
☀ Princess Mary, the wife of Danish Crown Prince Frederik formerly hails from Tasmania.
☀ Knud Rasmussen was the first to explore the Denmark.
☀ It is prohibited to burn foreign flags in Denmark, but not illegal to burn the Danish flag.
☀ In whole Europe, Stroget in Copenhagen is one of the longest shopping street.
☀ In Denmark, it snows or rains every second day.
☀ Gudena is the Longest River in Denmark.
☀ Gracefully curving lur horns are the oldest surviving musical instrument in the World found in Denmark.
☀ Denmark is world’s biggest consumers of meat per capita.
☀ Denmark is the world’s biggest producer of ranched
☀ Denmark is the world’s biggest producer of ranched minks.
☀ Denmark is the first country to legalize same-sex unions in 1989.
☀ Denmark is ruled by a Queen Margrethe II and her husband is a prince, not a king!
☀ Denmark is one of the world’s largest exporters of wind turbines.
☀ Denmark is made up of over 100 islands, some of which is not even occupied.
☀ Denmark is described to be the happiest country in the world.
☀ Denmark has the highest employment rate in Europe.
☀ Denmark has official rules about what a baby can be named.
☀ Denmark is well famous for Cold Hawaii, which is known as one of the best beaches for surfing.
☀ Denmark has 7,314 miles of coastline, which is elongated than the Great Wall of China.
☀ Denmark has 14 Nobel laureates, mainly in literature in 2013.
☀ Denmark dividends a land border with Germany and connected by a bridge.
☀ Denmark charges a tax of 150% on new car purchases.
☀ Danish women have the lowest occurrence of obesity in the EU according to WHO.
☀ Danish monarchy is the oldest continuing monarchy in the world.
☀ The oldest surviving musical instrument of the world is found in Denmark namely Curving lur horns.
☀ Copenhagen is the capital of the Denmark located on the island of Zealand.
☀ Copenhagen has more bicycle than people.
☀ Carlsberg and Tuborg are two of the most famous Danish beer brands.
☀ Bluetooth acquired its name from the second ruler of Denmark, King Harald Bluetooth.
☀ Bakken and Tivoli are the world’s oldest amusement park.
☀ According to the Corruptions Perception Index, New Zealand and Denmark are the world’s least corrupt countries.