Denmark (Danish: Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark (Danish: Kongeriget Danmark) is a country in Europe. Denmark is a Nordic country and the southernmost of the Scandinavian nations, it is southwest of Sweden, 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, land area of 42,394 km² and the total area including Greenland and the Faroe Islands is 2,210,579 km², and a population of 5,781,190 (as of 2018).
Geographical type: Territory
Latitude: 56° N — Longitude: 10° E
Area: 42,925 km²
ISO 3166-2 code: DK
Measures of Freedom
2016: Status: Free, Aggregate Score: 98, Political Rights: 1, Civil Liberties: 1
2019: 8.98, Rank: 3, Personal Freedom: 9.56, Economic Freedom: 8.17
2014: 7.67, Rank: 21
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