Denmark is a country formed by a large peninsula, Jutland and hundreds of islands. This country in Northern Europe, is the smallest and southernmost of the Scandinavian countries; southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and is delimited to the south by Germany. Denmark borders both the Baltic and the North Sea.
Danish is the national language, and is similar to Swedish and Norwegian, with which they have many cultural and historical ties.
The thousands kilometres long coastline is extremely varied. There we can find beaches, small and big bays, beautiful fjords and wind platforms.
Copenhagen is appealing with its historical attractions, high churches and skyscrapers, port, coastline, and huge pedestrian malls. The green parks and gardens are an evidence of the kind nature.
The CopenhagenPort is the busiest port of Europe. Among the tourist attractions you should visit, are the Kronborg Castle, the Elsinore Castle of Hamlet, the Royal Denmark Ballet, the Royalty Theatre, the Amalienborg Palace, the National Museum and of course, the Little Mermaid.
REASONS TO GO
The beautiful castles and the modern architecture buildings.
Their inhabitants are so lively and so open-minded that are known as the “Scandinavian Italians”.
Denmark is the birthplace of Lego. In Billund you find the Legoland theme park.
GOOD TO KNOW
Population: 5.4 millions
Area: 43.094 sq km
Electricity: 230V/50Hz (European plug)
Calling Code: +45
Currency: Danish kroner (DKK)
Time Zone: UTC+1
New Year's Day: January 1
Constitution Day June 5
Christmas Eve December 24
Christmas Day December 25
Boxing Day December 26
OTHER HOLIDAYS: Good Friday, Easter Monday, General Prayer Day, Ascension Day, Whit Monday