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Denmark Facts

Facts about Denmark

Capital

Copenhagen

Total Area

total: 43,094 sq km
land: 42,394 sq km
water: 700 sq km
note: includes the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea and the rest of metropolitan Denmark (the Jutland Peninsula, and the major islands of Sjaelland and Fyn), but excludes the Faroe Islands and Greenland


Population

5,543,453 (July 2012 est.)

Languages

Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic (an Inuit dialect), German (small minority)
note: English is the predominant second language

Literacy

total population: 99% (1999 est.)
male: 99%
female: 99% (2003 est.)
 


Religions

Evangelical Lutheran 95%, other Protestant and Roman Catholic 3%, Muslim 2%
 

Life Expectancy

total population: 78.78 years
male: 76.39 years
female: 81.31 years (2012 est.)
 


Government Type

constitutional monarchy

Currency

Danish krone (DKK)

GDP (per capita)

purchasing power parity - $37,700 (2012 est.)

Labour Force

2.848 million (2012 est.)

Exports

$110.8 billion billion f.o.b. (2012 est.)

Imports

$97.91 billion f.o.b. (2012 est.)

Natural Resources

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

Telephones (main lines in use)

2.515 million (2011)

Telephones (mobile cellular)

7.159 million (2011)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs)

Internet hosts: 4.297 million (2012)
Internet users: 4.75 million (2009)




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