Denmark is a country located in Northern Europe, consisting of the mainland of Jutland and the Danish archipelago of 443 islands, which includes the two major islands, Zealand and Funen. Its capital and largest city is Copenhagen. Denmark has a population of around 5.8 million people and its official language is Danish. The country has a constitutional monarchy form of government and is a parliamentary democracy.
The economy of Denmark is developed and highly industrialized, with a strong emphasis on exports. The country is known for its high standard of living, and its welfare state provides a comprehensive set of social services to its citizens. The main sectors of the economy are services, particularly tourism and finance, and industry, particularly pharmaceuticals, renewable energy and shipping. Agriculture also plays a small but important role in the economy.
Denmark is a member of the European Union and has adopted the Euro as its official currency, although it is not a member of the Eurozone. The country has a high degree of economic freedom and is consistently ranked as one of the most business-friendly countries in the world.
Denmark is known for its rich culture, including its famous Viking history, as well as its design, particularly furniture and architecture. The country is also known for its picturesque countryside, lively cities, and its famous pastry, the "Danish pastry" or "Danish" .
|Total Area ||16,577 mi²|
|Ease of Doing Business Rank ||4|
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