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CONTAINER INFORMATION

Abbreviation

DNK

Website

Denmark

Established

11/30/1848

Discontinued

 

Last Modified

5/10/2004


Monarchy

Crown Prince of Denmark

Monarch of Denmark

Prime Minister

Prime Minister

Parliament

Folketinget

Overseas Dependency

Faroe Islands

Greenland

Referenda

Referenda

Capital Region of Denmark

Central Denmark Region

North Denmark Region

Region of Southern Denmark

Region Zealand

Social Democrats

Venstre


DESCRIPTION

Kingdom of Denmark Kongeriget Danmark A Northern European kingdom (the oldest monarchy in Europe), Denmark borders the Baltic Sea and the North Sea on a peninsula north of Germany. Denmark was first organized as a unified state in the 10th century. In 1849, it became a constitutional monarchy. With its capital in Copenhagen, Denmark consists of 14 counties, 2 boroughs, and other overseas administrative divisions. As a constitutional monarchy, the nation is lead by the Royal House, the King or Queen and the Heir Apparent. The Head of Government is the Prime Minister who heads a cabinet appointed by him or her. Danish legislation is the jurisdiction of the unicameral Parliament or Folketing. The Supreme Court is appointed by the Monarch for life.


INFO LINKS

Denmark

Royal House of Denmark

Denmark Parliament

Denmark Prime Minister

Denmark Ministry of Defense

Denmark Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations

Embassy of Denmark in the United States

Crown Prince of Denmark

Support Denmark


BOOKS

DISCUSSION

MAP

 


MEDIA

Newspaper

Copenhagen Post


EVENTS

NEWS

Date

Category

Headline

Contributor

6/20/2014 8:00 pm

News

Denmark's first mosque opens amid controversy

IndyGeorgia

8/10/2013 10:00 am

News

Ahmad Akkari, Danish Muslim Leader In Cartoon Rage Regrets Role, Apologizes To Cartoonist Kurt Westergaard

WesternDem

9/15/2011 6:00 pm

News

Helle Thorning-Schmidt to be Danish PM after poll win

L'illusionniste

10/26/2006 1:00 pm

News

Danish cartoon lawsuit rejected

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9/5/2006 11:00 am

Event

Danish police arrest 9 terror suspects

The Oncoming Storm

2/5/2006 9:45 pm

Editorial

We are all Danes now

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5/14/2004 12:00 am

News

Australian Marries Danish Crown Prince

Gerald Farinas

5/12/2004 12:00 am

News

Denmark Prepares for Royal Wedding

Gerald Farinas


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