Scandinavian Cultural Center

Scandinavian Cultural Center

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Brief Overview

(from CIA World Factbook)

Official Name: Kingdom of Denmark
Capital City: Copenhagen
Government: Constitutional Monarchy
European Union Member State
Languages: Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic (as Inuit Dialect), German (small minority), and English (predominant second language.
Currency: Krone
Population: 5,543,453
Real GDP per capita: $27,627
National Anthem: A Lovely Land is Ours.  Lyrics by Adam Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger, music by H. E. Krøyer. Adopted in 1844.


Copenhagen City Hall
Copenhagen City HallCopenhagen City Hall, first opened in 1905.
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Fun Facts

  • The flag is called Dannebrog, "The Danish Cloth".
  • Denmark has been a monarchy throughout its entire history.
  • Its per capita expenditures on education rank among the highest in the world.
  • More than 80% of all Danish paper comes from recycled sources!
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Scandinavian Cultural Center

Scandinavian Cultural Center