Country: Denmark

Population: 5,468,120

Capital: Copenhagen

Time Zone: UTC+1

Currency Name: Danish krone (DKK)

Government Type: Constitutional monarchy

Languages: Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic (an Inuit dialect), German (small minority)

Ethnic Breakdown: Scandinavian, Inuit, Faroese, German, Turkish, Iranian, Somali

Religion: Evangelical Lutheran 95%, other Christian (includes Protestant and Roman Catholic) 3%, Muslim 2%

Major Cities: Copenhagen, Arhus, Odense

Phone Country Code: 45

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: June - August

Voltage: 230 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: c, k

Major Holidays: January 1 (New Year's Day), Easter, May 4 (General Prayer Day), May 17 (Ascension Day), Whit Monday, June 5 (Constitution Day), December 24-25 (Christmas), December 26 (Boxing Day)

Misc Fact / Good to Know: Denmark's per capita expenditures on education rank among the highest in the world.