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Denmark on World Map

Continent – Europe

Region – Western Europe

Territories – Greenland

Size – 43,094 km²

Geography – low, flat with rolling plains

Language – Danish

Religion – 95% Evangelical Lutheran, 3% other Christian, 2% Muslim

Monetary Unit – Danish Krone

Natural Resources – petroleum, natural gas, fish, salt, limestone, chalk, stone, gravel and sand

Agriculture – barley, wheat, potatoes, sugar beets; pork, dairy products; fish

Industry – iron, steel, nonferrous metals, chemicals, food processing, machinery and transportation equipment, textiles and clothing, electronics, construction, furniture and other wood products, shipbuilding and refurbishment, windmills, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment

Denmark Map

Neighbouring Countries – Germany

Population – 5,569,077 (2014 estimate)

Population Growth Rate – 0.22%

Average Life Expectancy – 79.09

Capital City – Copenhagen (579,513)

Highest Mountain – no mountains

Longest River – no major rivers

Climate – temperate, cool summers 11°C to 22°C and cold winters -3°C to 10°C

Yearly Rainfall – 60 cm (approx)


Plant Life – spruce, beech, ferns, mosses, flowers, fungi

Animal Life – fox, hare, rabbit

Bird Life – partridge, skylark


Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2015). Denmark. Available: Last accessed Monday, July 18, 2016

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