Travel Information for Denmark
Time zone:GMT +1 (Central European time)
Daylight savings:GMT +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Main languages:Danish
Other languages:Faroese, Greenlandic, German
Currency: Danish kroner (DKK)

1 = kr7.44, $1 = kr6.67, £1 = kr8.87

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.dkInternational Dialling Code:    45

For help planning your trip to Denmark including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Denmark trip planning page.

Further information on Denmark

Discover more about Denmark - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of denmark

Total area: 43,094 sq km (700 sq km under water)

Coastline: 7,314 km (Baltic Sea, North Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): Germany (68km)

Highest mountain: Yding Skovhoej (173m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Denmark from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldFree -
Democracy IndexFull democracy 5/167
Economic FreedomMostly Free 11/179
Press FreedomGood situation 3/179
ILGA LGBT rightsBroad rights -
Corruption PerceptionsLow corruption 1/174
Overall Ranking:    2/195

Other Data & Links

Full name: Kingdom of Denmark     Status: Independent Country

Population: 5,569,077 (rank: 113/196)     Density: 129.2 people/sq km (rank: 66/196)

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

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

GDP (PPP): $211.3 billion       GDP per capita: $37,800 (rank: 22/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.