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Denmark is a country by the sea - located between the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, the smallest country in Scandinavia includes more than 7,400 km of coastline and over 1,000 islands. On the largest island of Zealand lies the capital Copenhagen, the political and cultural center of the country. It is also home to the country's most famous landmark: a statue of the Little Mermaid, based on the fairy tale by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen.

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Roskilde was the capital of Denmark until 1443 and is known today for its historical sights and cultural events. The city is located on the island of Zealand and offers visitors a variety of attractions such as Roskilde Cathedral and the Viking Ship Museum.

Little Mermaid

The bronze landmark of Copenhagen
Numerous anecdotes surround the Little Mermaid in the old harbor of the Danish capital Copenhagen. The bronze figure on a granite rock on Langeliniekai has been sitting there for more than a hundred years and is the most photographed motif for visitors to the metropolis. Every vacationer wants to photograph ...

Country data Denmark

Denmark at a glance

Area43094 km2
CurrencyDanish Krone (DKK)
Neighboring countriesGermany

Map Denmark

Country borders and location of the capital

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