Flag of Denmark

Flag of Denmark

The Little Mermaid Statue in Copenhagen Harbor

The Little Mermaid Statue in Copenhagen Harbor                           

Country Denmark  (Link to map of Denmark)
Continent Europe
Capital Copenhagen
Population 5.614 million
Language Danish
Religion Evangelical Lutheran
Terrain Low and flat to gently rolling plains
Sports Soccer is the most popular sport and the national sport of Denmark

Handball is also popular and was invented by Danes

Animals The North Sea is home to walruses and beluga wales

Brown Bears are common

European Pole Cat

Facts of Interest The UN World Happiness Report has rated Danes the happiest people for 2 years in a row

LEGOs come from Denmark

50% of Danes commute to work on bicycle each day

Concerns About 12,000 Syrian refugees are in Denmark along with 6,500 other stateless people