Facts about Denmark Denmark is placed on top of Europe and a part of Scandinavia with its southern border towards Germany. The capital of Denmark is Copenhagen.
The Kingdom of Denmark Denmark is one of the oldest kingdoms in the world and dates back to the first Danish monarch, King "Gorm the Old" ( King of Denmark ) - who established his reign in the 10th century.
Infrastructure and bicycles Denmark has one of the most developed transport systems in the world with an effective infrastructure and public transport system that is well organized and efficient - even though many Danes use their bicycles for transportation.
Food culture Rye bread and beer has for thousands of years been a basic part of the daily food consumption and later potatoes and heavy gravy was the main supplement to fish and meat dishes. The present Danish food culture is still very traditional and conservative - and is nevertheless based on deep-rooted recipes in spite of influence from foreign countries and cultures.