What is Denmark?

  • (noun): A constitutional monarchy in northern Europe; consists of the mainland of Jutland and many islands between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.
    Synonyms: Kingdom of Denmark, Danmark


Denmark (i/ˈdɛnmɑrk/; Danish: Danmark, ), officially the Kingdom of Denmark (Danish: Kongeriget Danmark, ), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe, with two additional overseas constituent countries also forming integral parts of the kingdom; the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic and Greenland in North America. Denmark proper is the southernmost of the Nordic countries, located southwest of Sweden, with which it is connected by the Øresund Bridge, and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. The country consists of a large peninsula, Jutland, and many islands, most notably Zealand, Funen, Lolland, Falster and Bornholm, as well as hundreds of minor islands often referred to as the Danish Archipelago.

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston - Prime Minister: 1859–1865 - Denmark
... independence, the integrity, and the rights of Denmark may be maintained ... attempt would find in the result that it would not be Denmark alone with which they would have to contend" ... Schleswig-Holstein was bound closer to Denmark ...
Denmark, Wisconsin - Images
... Denmark High School Post office Velkommen sign showing relationship with the country of Denmark Water tower Downtown Denmark ...
Gustav III Of Sweden - Absolute Monarchy
... At first he sought to gain Russian support to acquire Norway from Denmark ... Catherine II refused to abandon her ally Denmark, Gustav declared war on Russia in June 1788, while it was deeply engaged in a war with the Ottoman Empire to the ... Denmark declared war in support of its Russian ally, but was soon neutralized through British and Prussian diplomacy ...
Vilhelm Lauritzen - Selected Buildings
... Daells Varehus, Copenhagen, Denmark (with Frits Schlegel, 1933 ) Radiohuset, Frederiksberg, Denmark (1936–41) Copenhagen Airport terminal (1937–1939) Gladsaxe ...
June Movement
... took its name from the referendum on the Maastricht Treaty that took place in Denmark in June of that year ... The June Movement acknowledged Denmark's membership of the European Union, but opposed the process of tighter European integration including the Lisbon Treaty, and in ... but neither in local elections nor in elections for the Parliament of Denmark ...