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Denmark (Danmark)

DenmarkThis section provides relevant information and links about Denmark for those wishing to move there. In addition there are a number of blogs linked to which can provide first-hand experience in life in Denmark as an expat.

Denmark at a glance

Population: 5,543,453 (July 2012 est.)
Major cities – population: COPENHAGEN (capital) 1.174 million (2009)
Languages: Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic (an Inuit dialect), German (small minority)
note: English is the predominant second language
Time difference: UTC+1
Labour force – by occupation: agriculture: 2.6%
industry: 20.3%
services: 77.1% (2011 est.)
Unemployment rate: 6% (2011 est.)
Currency: Danish kroner (DKK)
Internet users: 4.75 million (2009)

Governmental Information

Official website of Denmark. In English, German, French and Spanish are also available.

Recommended Blogs

An American Girl’s Adventures in Denmark

In the Summer of 2012, I moved to Denmark with my husband. This blog chronicles my journey from learning the language, getting married, and making my way in a new country.

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