Denmark: Key Information & Facts

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Updated: 2018-05-02.

General points to know about the country of Denmark – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Copenhagen (& largest city)

Population: 5.75 million (2017 estimate)

Language(s): Danish, German

Monarch: Queen Margrethe II

Prime Minister: Lars Løkke Rasmussen

Currency: Danish Krone (DKK); kroner is plural, and its sub-unit is the øre.

Area: 42,925 km2 (16,573 mi2)

Dialing Code: +45

Time Zone: Central European Time “CET” (UTC+1)
•   DST/Summer Time: Central European Summer Time “CEST” (UTC+2)

Demonym: Danish or Dane (what’s this?)

(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Tel. Number: 112 (general number for police, fire, ambulance, etc.)

Drinking Age: 18

Smoking Age: 18

Age of Consent: 15

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: 230 V, 50 Hz, Plug Types C / E / F / K (define)

Country Code (ISO): DK (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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