Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Denmark is bordered in the south to Germany, also bordered by the Baltic and North Sea. Denmark is south of Norway and southwest of Sweden, which is connected by a bridge. Denmark has a total area of 16,640 square miles. It consists mainly of a large part of the Jutland peninsula and the three major islands of Funen, Zealand and Lolland. Which together with numerous smaller islands form the Danish archipelago. The capital is Copenhagen.
Denmark is a constitutional monarchy, with Queen Margrethe II as head of the state and Lars Løkke Rasmussen to be the prime minister.
Copenhagen is home to the famous Amalienborg Palace (which is home of the Danish monarchy), Tivoli Gardens and Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen Cathedral, Rosenborg Castle, Opera House, The Little Mermaid sculpture and more. The second largest city in Denmark is Aarhus. Aarhus is an old Viking Age city and one of the oldest cities in the country. The largest cathedral in Denmark and the second largest cathedral in Northern Europe is Aarhus Cathedral.
The Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen is famous worldwide for his fairy tales like The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling. The Royal Danish Orchestra is one of the oldest orchestras in the world.
Denmark has many opportunities for active holidays. You can go sailing or fishing and there are many marked cycle routes, golf courses and a wonderful nature for nice walks. Denmark is surrounded by water. You can sail to any part of Denmark with a cruise ship. Tivoli is a world-famous amusement park in central Copenhagen, near Town Hall Square. In the evening Tivoli is illuminated with 115,000 bulbs. The park got its first bumper cars in 1926. The coaster was built in 1914 and is one of the oldest still in operation, wooden roller coasters in the world.
Another famous attraction is Legoland Billund, the original Legoland park, opened in 1968 and is next to the original Lego factory. The Timber Ride is their oldest coaster, the park has a number of roller coasters, with a lot suitable for young children. Lego miniland, a symbol of the country, is a model village which includes models of landmarks and scenes from around the world made from millions of genuine Lego bricks. Then there is the a Lego Mindstorms centre, with his fun-based learning. The Duplo Gardens for the smaller children. Driving the region and its attractions, where children can learn to drive or sail or look in Lego city, forest, and Knight’s Kingdom. All attractions appear to be made of Lego bricks and are from the familiar Lego themes
The Øresund train has good connections in Denmark and connects it with Sweden. It is easy and comfortable travel between the regions. You can easily combine rail and bus services, because your ticket is valid on the bus. The travel time between eastern and western Denmark is short, the bridge between Sealand and Funen. The metro stations of Copenhagen are easily recognizable by the red M. The subway is new and efficient.
For stays up till 90 days, nationals from the do not need a visa. Visitors from other countries can request a visa at the Denmark Embassy or Consulate. A visa does not allow you to work in Denmark.