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Country facts

Population  5,707,251 (2016) 
Area 43,560 square kilometres
Population density 132 per square kilometre
Geographic region Scandinavia
Gross domestic product DKK 1,944 billion (2014)
GDP per capita DKK 344,000 (2014)
Capital Copenhagen 1,280,371 (2016)
Other major cities Aarhus 264.716, Odense 175.245 & Aalborg 112.194 (2016)
Form of state Monarchy
Government The Liberal Party (Venstre), Liberal Alliance & Conservative People's Party
Head of state Queen Margrethe II (since 14 January 1972)
Head of government Lars Løkke Rasmussen (since 28 November 2016)
Ethnic distribution 5,003,378 Danes.
Immigrants and their descendants constitute 703,873 (2016)
Life expectancy Women 82.5 years, Men 78.6 years (2016)
Language Danish
Religion 76.9% Protestant (members of the National Church, 2016)
Currency

Danish Kroner. DKK 1 Krone = 100 Øre
(USD / Euro / KES 100 = DKK 706 / 743 / 6.76
, 2017)

Membership UN, OECD, EU, Nato, Schengen, OSCE, IMF, WTO and others.

For more information please see www.denmark.dk