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Population: 5.627.235 (2014)

Area: 42.916 square kilometres

Population density: 130,50 pr. square kilometre

Geographic region: Scandinavia

Gross domestic product: DKK 1.915 billion (2014)

GDP pr. inhabitant: 322.000 DKK (2014)

Capital: Copenhagen 1.246.611 (2014)

Other major cities: Århus 259.754, Odense 172.512, Aalborg 109.092 (2014)

Form of state: Monarchy

Government: The Liberal party (Venstre) 

Head of state: Queen Margrethe II (since 14 January 1972)

Head of government: Lars Løkke Rasmussen (since 28 June 2015)

Ethnic distribution: 5.026.561 Danes. Immigrants and their descendants constitute 600.674 (2014)

Life expectancy: Women 81,9 years, men 78,0 (2014)

Language: Danish

Religion: 90% Protestant

Currency: Danish Kroner, DKK. 1 Krone = 100 Øre

Source: denmark.dk