Tourist Travel Information about Denmark
Denmark is a Nordic country and sovereign state in Scandinavia. Denmark consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and of 443 islands with the largest being Zealand, Funen, and the North Jutlandic Island. It is southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. The islands are characterized by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate. The Kingdom of Denmark also comprises two autonomous constituent countries in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland.
The Danish monarchy is the oldest continuing monarchy in the world and has existed for over 1,000 years.
Denmark is also the birthplace of Lego, one of the most popular toys in the world. There is no other better place in the world where one can buy Lego bricks than at the Legoland theme park in Billund.
Denmark is regarded as a benchmark of modern civilization thanks to its progressive social policies, a strong commitment to free speech, and a liberal social-welfare system. Denmark has a rich, well-preserved cultural heritage, and a love for aesthetics. The Danes have a great sense and love of design and architecture.