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Hardiness Zone Map for Denmark (DE)

Denmark (DE) Hardiness Zone Map
Additional Denmark (DE) Hardiness Zone Map
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Region Information Data for Denmark (DE)

Copenhagen, Denmark II
Denmark, officially the Kingdom of Denmark, is a sovereign state in Europe. Denmark is a Nordic country and the southernmost of the Scandinavian nations, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. The Kingdom of Denmark also comprises two autonomous constituent countries in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark proper consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 named islands, with the largest being Zealand, Funen and the North Jutlandic Island. The islands are characterized by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate. Denmark has a total area of 42,924 km2 (16,573 sq mi), land area of 42,394 km2 (16,368 sq mi), and the total area including Greenland and the Faroe Islands is 2,210,579 km2 (853,509 sq mi), and a population of 5,781,190 (as of 2018).
Demonym Danish, Dane
Capital Copenhagen
Anthem "Der er et yndigt land" (There is a lovely country)
Official Flag Denmark (DE) Flag
Official Language(s) Danish
Approximate Size Total: 16,574 sq mi (42,925.46 km2)
Population 5,707,251 (2016)
Currency Danish Krone (DKK)
Drives On the Right
International Dialing Code +45
Sports Denmark is Nordic country that is is bordered by Norway in the north and Germany in the south. As with any sport loving country in Europe, it adores soccer. As a matter of fact, Denmark has 1600 football clubs with more than 320, 000 players in their rosters.

Denmark have qualified for the European Championships in football six times during the 1984 to 2004 and took the 1992 title. Their list of achievements include the Confederations Cup (1995) and getting to the Worlds Championships in 1998. Danish goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel was named the “World's Best Goalkeeper” twice (1992 and 1993) and anybody who knows football in Denmark knows Michael Laudrup who is given the distinction by Danish Football Association the of being the best Danich player of all time.

Handball is another sport that Danish athletes are doing quite well in. The women's team had two successes in 1990 while their men's national team has taken home more medals than any other team in European Handball Championship's history. They won two gold (2008 and 2012) and three bronze from 2002 to 2006. Denmark has also sent athletes to the Summer Olympic Games since its inauguration in 1896 except for the 1904 Games. They have also participated in several Winter Games since 1948 which includes every Games since 1988.
Area Facts What are some traditional foods in Denmark?
Barley, potatoes, rye, beetroot, greens, berries, mushrooms, seafood, apples, plums, carrots, onion, beer and bread.

What foods are traditionally served for Christmas in Denmark?
Ham and mashed potatos. Depending on area it will vary - most common roast pork and/or roast duck. Typically both are served with brown potatoes (potatoes fried in sugar) and gravy. There are many variations - however Ham is most common in Sweden.

What are some natural resources of Denmark?
Oil. For the last two decades oil has been extracted off-shore in volumes that, at the peak, could cover Denmark's own consumption. The production is now in decline and is expected to lose significance in another couple of decades.

Do they have a Santa in Denmark?
In Denmark Santa Claus is called Julemanden ('The Christmas Man'; 'Jul' is the Christmas holiday, 'manden' means 'the man'). He is believed to live in Greenland, a danish colony, and the stories about him are identical to those about Santa Claus.
Posted By Gremelin Posted on December 17th, 2018
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Comments and Attributions

Scandinavian Hardiness Maps are ©1999, Shane Kelley/Kelley Graphics
Wikipedia contributors, "Denmark," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed September 23, 2018).


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