Country Profile - Denmark

Name: Denmark

Location: Western Europe

Time: IST (-) 4 1/2 hrs

Capital: Copenhagen

Language: Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic (an Inuit dialect), German (small minority) note: English is the predominant second language.

Area: 43,094 sq kms.

Population: 5,529,888 (July 2011 est.)

National Day: 16 Apr (Birthday of the Queen)

Currency: Danish Krone (DKK).

Climate: Summer extends from June to August. Winter is from December to March, wet with long periods of frost. February is the coldest month. Spring and autumn are generally mild.

Holidays: 1 Jan New Year's Day. 4 May Common Prayer Day.17 May Ascension. 5 Jun Constitution Day. 28 May Whit Monday. 5 June Constitution Day. 25 Dec Christmas.

Airline Name: SAS (SK)Maersk Air (DM)

International Airports: Kastrup (CPH) (Copenhagen), Tirstrup (AAR) (Arhus), (BLL) Billund