Capital: Copenhagen

Language: Danish

Area: 342931 km²

Population: 5748769

Timezone : UTC/GTM 1

Currency: Danish Krone (DKK)

Code: +45

Electric sockets: 230 V AC, 50Hz. Type plug E, plug C and plug F (Schuko). Type K: this type is of Danish origin. This socket also works with plug C, plug E and plug F.

Denmark is a member of the Schengen Agreement.

To travel to Denmark with ETIAS, U.S. citizens are required to:


  • Hold a valid passport or an equivalent recognized travel document
  • A valid ETIAS visa waiver for Denmark

U.S. nationals staying in Denmark for more than 90 days:

  • ETIAS for Americans is only valid for short-term stays of up to 90 days. Those intending to remain in Denmark longer than 3 months must obtain the appropriate visa.

U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark

Address: Dag Hammarskjölds Allé 24 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

Phone: (+45) 33 41 71 00

Fax: (+45) 35 43 02 23

Tourist Travel Information about Denmark

etias denmarkDenmark 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.

Interesting facts

  • Denmark has more than twice the amount of bicycles (4.2 million) than cars (1.8 million). Copenhageners pedal more than 1.13 million km on their bicycles each day
  • No place in Denmark is more than 30 miles (50 km) from the sea
  • Danes are certified foodies. They are the fifth largest exporter of food in the world, despite their small population
  • Copenhagen’s Strøget, at almost 2 miles (3.2 km) long, is the oldest and longest pedestrian street in the world
  • Denmark is famous for its liberalism, and this is best illustrated by “Christiania,” a hippy commune that sprung up in 1971. Allowed to remain a social experiment, it is still inhabited by about 900 people seeking an alternative lifestyle
  • Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard is one of the most important philosophers of the 19th century and is known as the “Father of Existentialism,” which describes human life in terms of ethics, aesthetics, and religion

Medical Information for U.S. citizens

Recommended vaccines:

  • Routine Vaccines
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies


  • 112 is the pan-European emergency number and is always free to call.
  • 112 - Medical emergency, accident, fire or serious crime
  • 114 - Police
  • 1813 - In case of injuries or sudden illness to speak to a nurse or doctor, or to go to a hospital emergency department. Always call (+45) 1813 before going to a hospital emergency room, they will not admit you otherwise
  • 44 89 27 50 - Lost credit cards - MasterCard, Maestro, Visa and American Express

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ETIAS for Sweden. U.S. Citizens that wish to travel to Europe with have to apply online for an Etias visa waiver. Discover the Sweden entry requirements.