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Capital : Copenhagen
Language :  Danish
Currency :  Danish krone
Population : 5 745 526
Area : 43 094 km2

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Denmark facts
Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.

1. The change from summer to winter time (moving clockwise back one hour) is on the last Sunday in October.

2. This country has more than 2,911,000 motor vehicles (511 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. The national top-level domain is .dk . There are over 1,200,510 websites with this extension.

4. The most popular pages with the extension .dk are google.dk, extrabladet.dk and dr.dk.

5. The Kingdom of Denmark is one of 12 monarchies in Europe.

6. In this country there are over 73,929 km of paved roads, including over 1,143 km of express roads (0.12% of all roads in the world).

7. The country has 80 airports, 28 of the paved surface.

8. In this country there are more than 2 667 km of railway tracks.

9. In Denmark, processed biogas called blomethane is increasingly used to refuel cars. It can be used in any car with CNG drive.

10. There is free Wi-Fi access in every public transport.

11. Owning a car is something very luxurious.

12. The average speed of fixed-line internet is 14 Mb / s, and the maximum is 50.1 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

13. Full name of the country – Kingdom of Denmark.

14. Political system – constitutional monarchy.

15. Danes love cookies. You can buy them in most stores.

16. They have a strange sense of humor. They are often offended at jokes.

17. Danish children are very calm, rarely crying or screaming.


Geography in Denmark

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1. The Dyrehavsbakken (Bakken) Danish park is the oldest active theme park in the world. It was founded in 1583.

2. In the center of Copenhagen is also the second oldest amusement park in the world – Tivoli Gardens. It was opened on August 15, 1843.

3. Denmark borders with countries such as Germany 68 km.

4. The Kingdom of Denmark is Greenland and Faroe Islands.

5. The eastern part of the bridge over the Great Belt connecting the islands of Zealand and Funen is the longest hanging bridge in Europe (17 km).

6. About 30% of the area of ​​Denmark are small islets, of which there are 406.

7. The government of Denmark in April 2014 in the game “Minecraft” created an exact copy of Denmark, in order to raise the level of geographical awareness of the country in children.

8. The lowest situated place in the country is Lammefjord – 7 m.p.p.

9. On the northern waterfalls of Denmark there is a point called Grenen, where the North Sea connects with the Baltic Sea. It looks very interesting, because these seas have opposite directions of currents

10. In Denmark, as much as 30% of electricity is obtained from wind farms.

11. The country is 7.3 times smaller than Poland.

12. The highest peak is Mollehoj 170 m above sea level.

13. The longest river is Gudena, 158 km.

14. There are 26900 km2 of agricultural land in Denmark (63% of the country).

15. Ejer is the highest located city in the country.

16. 5056 km2 of the country is covered by forests (11.9%)

112. The nearest capital city in a straight line from Copenhagen is Berlin (Germany) – 356 km.

113. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Copenhagen is Wellington (New Zealand) – 17958 km.


Finance in Denmark

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1. The minimum wage is 110 coron per hour (data from 2014).

2. The amount of income tax in Denmark is 23.5%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 55.8%, and for companies 22% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 25% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 1.1%.

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 361 335 000 000 (PLN 1 546 513 800 000 ),
– in 2018 it is $ 325,000,000,000 (PLN 1,391,000,000,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 year was 45.2% of GDP, which is about: $ 163 323 420 000 (PLN 699 024 237 600),
2018 year was 36.4 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 118,300,000,000 (PLN 506,324,000,000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 20,757 (PLN 88,841).

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 534 621 000 000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 509,000,000 .

9. The percentage share in the global economy of Denmark in 2015 is 0.46% (for comparison, Poland’s share is 0.74%, and the United States – 23.32%).

10. This country has 2018 over year $72 934 000 000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.64% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

11. Denmark has 66500 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Denmark

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1. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

2. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 30 to 50 km / h.

3. Outside the built-up area, the speed limit on the normal road is 80 km / h, and on highways from 80 to 130 km / h.

4. Men and women can retire at the age of 65.

5. The average amount of the pension is SEK 5,120.

6. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 55.8%, and for companies 22% (2018).

7. The tax on goods and services is 25% (2018).

8. A woman in Denmark can not wear a wig.

9. In public places you can not have a face mask.

10. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

11. In this country, a person of 15 years of age is subject to criminal liability.

12. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 5 days.

13. The last death penalty was carried out in 1950.

14. In this country homosexual marriages are legal from June 15, 2012.

15. Treatment is completely free, and compensation is paid by the government.

16. In Denmark there are very high taxes (on average, 43% of the employee takes up the job).


Education in Denmark

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 10 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 98.

4. The government of Denmark in April 2014 in the game “Minecraft” created an exact copy of Denmark, in order to raise the level of geographical awareness of the country in children.

5. Denmark in 2014 took 1st place in the NEF English Proficient Index, which assesses the level of English proficiency.

6. In this country there is 1% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 56 992 people).


Work in Denmark

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1. Because more than half of the Danes are employed in the public sector, they rarely oppose high taxes.

2. The minimum wage is 110 coron per hour (data from 2014).

3. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 40 100 kr.

4. The amount of income tax in Denmark is 23.5%.

5. Men and women can retire at the age of 65.

6. The average amount of the pension is SEK 5,120.

7. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 3.9% .

8. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 55.8%, and for companies 22% (2018).

9. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 5 days.

10. The work week is 37 hours.

11. In Denmark there are very high taxes (on average, 43% of the employee takes up the job).


Best in Denmark

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1. The Dyrehavsbakken (Bakken) Danish park is the oldest active theme park in the world. It was founded in 1583.

2. In the center of Copenhagen is also the second oldest amusement park in the world – Tivoli Gardens. It was opened on August 15, 1843.

3. The eastern part of the bridge over the Great Belt connecting the islands of Zealand and Funen is the longest hanging bridge in Europe (17 km).

4. This country has the oldest flag in the world.

5. The lowest situated place in the country is Lammefjord – 7 m.p.p.

6. The most deadly disease in this country is lung cancer.

7. Denmark in 2014 took 1st place in the NEF English Proficient Index, which assesses the level of English proficiency.

8. The highest peak is Mollehoj 170 m above sea level.

9. The longest river is Gudena, 158 km.

10. Ejer is the highest located city in the country.

11. Danish women have the lowest levels of obesity in the EU.

12. The lowest temperature: -31.2 °C was measured at Thisted Municipality.

13. The highest temperature: 36,4 °C was measured at Holstebro.


Army in Denmark

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 42 place,
2018 > year – 53 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 25,000 professional and 65,000 reservists,
2018 year – 20,800 professional and 54 300 reservists.

3. Amount of equipment:
2014 year – 57 tanks, 700 > armored vehicles, 85 jet aircraft and 33 helicopters,
2018 year – 57 tanks, 673 armored vehicles, 111 jet airplanes and 35 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 4,400,000,000 (PLN 18,832,000,000),
2018 year – $ 4,440,000,000 (PLN 19,003,200,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about ships, in 2018 it was about 28 ships.


Society in Denmark

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1. 5 Danes have accumulated assets greater than a billion US dollars.

2. In Denmark, an average person consumes about 11.4 liters of pure alcohol per year.

3. The most wine is drunk – 48%, then beer – 38%, and spirit – 14%.

4. In 2013, 191 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

5. Men and women can retire at the age of 65.

6. The average IQ level is 98.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average 29.1 years old.

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.7 children.

9. In this country, over 5,432,000 (2015) 5 574 770 (2018) people have access to internet (around 98% of the population).

10. About 3,500,000 (2015) 3,700,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 130 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Lutheranism.

13. About 25,000 Poles live in this country.

14. 13 Danish citizens received the Nobel Prize.

15. The average age people living in this country is 41.8 years.

16. In this country there are around:
957,000 people (16.77%) in the age range 0-14 years.
3,684,000 people (64.55%) in the age range 15-64 years.
1,066 100 people (18.68%) over 65 years old.

17. In this country, about 58 600 children are born annually (1.0% of the population), and about 58.500 people die (1.0% of the population).

18. 120 people in 1000 possess firearms.

19. 85% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

20. Danish women have the lowest levels of obesity in the EU.

21. In this country the average adult person smokes 118 cigarettes a month.

22. The average life expectancy in this country is 78.3 years (women – 80.5 years and men – 76 years).


Symbols of Denmark

1. Akvavit is the national alcohol.

2. The national tree is beech.

3. This country has the oldest flag in the world.

4. National animals are a mythical lion, a mute swan and a petiole butterfly.

5. Motto of the country – “God’s help, love of the Nation, strength of Denmark”.


Customs in Denmark

1. Danish women prefer to dress in comfortable clothes than in elegant ones.


Holidays in Denmark

1. In Denmark, on July 4, the United States Day is celebrated.


Sport in Denmark

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1. The first rules of modern handball were written by Dane Holger Nielsen in 1898.

2. The Danes love cycling, it is also the most popular means of transport.


History of Denmark

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1. Left-hand traffic was in force until 1758.

2. In 1947, Ole Kirk Christiansen began production of LEGO bricks that are currently known all over the world. The name comes from combining the words leg and godt which means “have fun”. In Latin, lego means “link.”

3. Denmark separated from the Kingdom of Iceland in 1918.

4. The country joined the UN on October 24, 1945.

5. Denmark is one of the 12 countries in the world that on April 4, 1949, after signing the North Atlantic Treaty, formed a political and military organization called NATO.


Language in Denmark

1. In Danish, the word YES means “THANK YOU” in Polish.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Denmark?

The highest peak in Denmark is Møllehøj (170 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Denmark?

The largest river in Denmark is Gudena, 158 km.

answer: Marta


What is the largest lake in Denmark?

The largest lake in Denmark is Arresø (40.72 km2).

answer: Marta


Which dishes has national colors?

National colors: red and white.

answer: Marta


What is national alcohol?

Akvavit is the national alcohol.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

A national animal is a mythical lion. mute swan and butterfly tortoiseshell.

answer: Marta


What is the national sport?

National football is football and handball.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Denmark?

Denmark borders on countries such as Germany 68 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 41.8 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum weight?

The minimum wage is 110 koron per hour (data from 2014).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Denmark?

The population density is 134 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “God’s help, love of the Nation, strength of Denmark”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 36,4 ° C was measured at Holstebro.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -31.2 ° C was measured at Thisted Municipality.

answer: Marta


answer: Marta