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Denmark proper, which is the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries, consists of a peninsula, Jutlandand an archipelago of named islands[N 2]  with the largest being ZealandFunen and the North Jutlandic Island. The islands are characterised by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate. The southernmost of the Scandinavian nations, Denmark lies southwest of Sweden and south of Norway[N 10] and is bordered to the south by Germany.
The unified kingdom of Denmark emerged in the 8th century as a proficient seafaring nation in the struggle for control of the Baltic Sea. The areas of Denmark and Norway remained under the same monarch untilDenmark—Norway. Beginning in the 17th century, there were several devastating wars with the Swedish Empireending with large cessions of territory to Sweden.
In the 19th century there was a surge of nationalist movementswhich were defeated in the First Schleswig War. Denmark remained neutral during World War Ihowever, in the northern half of Schleswig became Danish again.
In Aprila German invasion saw brief military skirmishes while the Danish resistance movement was active from until the German surrender in May An industrialised exporter of agricultural produce in the second half of the 19th century, Denmark introduced social and labour-market reforms in the early 20th century that created the basis for the present welfare state model with a highly developed mixed economy.
The Constitution of Denmark was signed on 5 Juneending the absolute monarchywhich had begun in It establishes a constitutional monarchy organised as a parliamentary democracy. The government and national parliament are seated in Copenhagenthe nation's capitallargest cityand main commercial centre.
Denmark exercises hegemonic influence in A Child Of A Few Hours Is Burning To Death - The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Vol. 3: A Ch Danish Realmdevolving powers to handle internal affairs.
Home rule was established in the Faroe Islands in ; in Greenland home rule was established in and further autonomy in Denmark became a member of the European Economic Community now the EU inbut negotiated certain opt-outs ; it retains its own currency, the krone. Denmark has close ties to its Scandinavian neighbours also linguistically, with the Danish language being partially mutually intelligible with both Norwegian and Swedish.
Denmark is considered to be one of the most economically and socially developed countries in the world. The etymology of the name "Denmark", the relationship between "Danes" and "Denmark", and the emergence of Denmark as a unified kingdom are topics of continuous scholarly debate.
Most etymological dictionaries and handbooks Freud Marx Engels & Jung - Dracula Ja Pyhä Nicolae / Pohjanmaan Kautta "Dan" from a word meaning "flat land",  related to German Tenne "threshing floor", English den "cave". The first recorded use of the word Danmark within Denmark itself is found on the two Jelling stoneswhich are runestones believed to have been erected by Gorm the Old c.
The earliest archaeological finds in Denmark date back to the Eem interglacial period from ,—, BC. Evidence of strong Celtic cultural influence dates from this period in Denmark and much of North-West Europe and is among other things reflected in the finding of the Gundestrup cauldron.
Historians believe that before their arrival, most of Jutland and the nearest islands were settled by tribal Jutes.
The Jutes migrated to Great Britain eventually, some as mercenaries of Brythonic King Vortigernand were granted the south-eastern territories of Kent Paperclip People - The Secret Tapes Of Doctor Eich, the Isle of Wight and other areas, where they settled. They were later absorbed or ethnically cleansed by the invading Angles and Saxonswho formed the Anglo-Saxons.
The remaining Jutish population in Jutland assimilated in with the settling Danes. A short note about the Dani in " Getica " by the historian Jordanes is believed to be an early mention of the Danes, one of the ethnic groups from whom modern Danes are descended. From the 8th to the 10th century the wider Scandinavian region was the source of Vikings. They colonised, raided, and traded in all parts of Europe.
More Anglo-Saxon pence of this period have been found in Denmark than in England. Denmark was largely consolidated by the late 8th century and its rulers are consistently referred to in Frankish sources as kings reges. Under the reign of Gudfred in the Danish kingdom may have included all the lands of Jutland, Scania and the Danish islands, excluding Bornholm. It is believed that Denmark became Christian for political reasons so as not to get invaded by the rising Christian power in Europe, the Holy Roman Empirewhich was an important trading area for the Danes.
In that case, Harald built six fortresses around Denmark called Trelleborg and built a further Danevirke. In the early 11th century, Canute the Great won and united Denmark, England, and Norway for almost 30 years with a Scandinavian army.
Most of the latter two now form the state of Schleswig-Holstein in northern Germany. However, even from the start, Margaret may not have been so idealistic—treating Denmark as the clear "senior" partner of the union. The issue was A Child Of A Few Hours Is Burning To Death - The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Vol.
3: A Ch practical purposes resolved on 17 Juneas Swedish King Gustav Vasa conquered the city of Stockholm. The Protestant Reformation spread to Scandinavia in the s, and following the Count's Feud civil war, Denmark converted to Lutheranism in Later that year, Denmark entered into a union with Norway.
After Sweden permanently broke away from the personal union, Denmark tried on several occasions to reassert control over its neighbour. King Christian IV attacked Sweden in the — Kalmar War but failed To Avoid - Passion And Pain accomplish his main objective of forcing it to return to the union.
Inspired by the Dutch East India Companyhe founded a similar Danish company and planned to claim Ceylon as a colony, but the company only managed to acquire Tranquebar on India's Coromandel Coast. Denmark's large A Child Of A Few Hours Is Burning To Death - The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Vol. 3: A Ch aspirations included a few key trading posts in Africa and India. While Denmark's trading posts in India were of little note, it played an important role in the highly lucrative transatlantic slave tradethrough its trading outposts in Fort Cristiansborg in OsuGhana though which Jerry & Peggy - Singing His Praises. In the Thirty Years' WarChristian tried to become the leader of the Lutheran states in Germany but suffered a crushing defeat at the Battle of Lutter.
Swedish armies invaded Jutland in and claimed Scania in Charles X Gustav quickly regretted not having ruined Denmark and in Augusthe began a two-year-long siege of Copenhagen but he failed to take the capital. Denmark tried but failed to regain control of Scania in the Scanian War — After the Great Northern War —21Denmark managed to regain control of the parts of Schleswig and Holstein ruled by the house of Holstein-Gottorp in the Treaty of Frederiksborg and the Treaty of Tsarskoye Selorespectively.
Denmark prospered greatly in the last decades of the 18th century due to its neutral status allowing it to trade with both sides in the many contemporary wars. This led to the so-called Danish-British Gunboat War. British control of the waterways between Denmark and Norway proved disastrous to the union's economy and in Denmark—Norway went bankrupt. The union was dissolved by the Treaty of Kiel in ; the Danish monarchy "irrevocably and forever" renounced claims to the Kingdom of Norway in favour of the Swedish king.
A nascent Danish liberal and national movement gained momentum in the s; after the European Revolutions ofDenmark peacefully became a constitutional monarchy on 5 June A new constitution established a two-chamber parliament.
Denmark was defeated and obliged to cede Schleswig and Holstein to Prussia. This loss came as the latest in the long series of defeats and territorial losses that had begun in the 17th century. After these events, Denmark pursued a policy of neutrality in Europe.
Industrialisation came to Denmark in the second half of the 19th century. Trade unions developed, starting in the s. There was a considerable migration of people A Child Of A Few Hours Is Burning To Death - The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - Vol.
3: A Ch the countryside to the cities, and Danish agriculture became centred on the export of dairy and meat products. Denmark maintained its neutral stance during World War I. After the defeat of Germany, the Versailles powers offered to return the region of Schleswig-Holstein to Denmark. Fearing German irredentismDenmark refused to consider the return of the area without a plebiscite ; the two Schleswig Plebiscites took place on 10 February and 14 Marchrespectively.
The country's first social democratic government took office in In Denmark signed a year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany but Germany invaded Denmark on 9 April and the Danish government quickly surrendered. World War II in Denmark was characterised by economic co-operation with Germany untilwhen the Danish government refused further co-operation and its navy scuttled most of its ships and sent many of its officers to Sweden, which was neutral.
The Danish resistance performed a rescue operation that managed to evacuate several thousand Jews and their families to safety in Sweden before the Germans could send them to death camps. The Maastricht Treatywhich involved further European integration, was rejected by the Danish people in ; it was only accepted after a second referendum inwhich provided for four opt-outs from policies.
The Danes rejected the euro as the national currency in a referendum in Greenland gained home rule in and was awarded self-determination in Neither the Faroe Islands nor Greenland are members of the European Union, the Faroese having declined membership of the EEC in and Greenland inin both cases because of fisheries policies.
Constitutional change in led to a single-chamber parliament elected by proportional representation, female accession to the Danish throne, and Greenland becoming an integral part of Denmark.
The centre-left Social Democrats led a string of coalition governments for most of the second half of the 20th century, introducing the Nordic welfare model. The island of Bornholm is located east of the rest of the country, in the Baltic Sea. Ferries or small aircraft connect to the smaller islands.
The four cities with populations overare the capital Copenhagen on Zealand; Aarhus and Aalborg in Jutland; and Odense on Funen. The size of the land area cannot be stated exactly since the ocean constantly erodes and adds material to the coastline, and because of human land reclamation projects to counter erosion. Although once extensively forested, today Denmark largely consists of arable land. The Kingdom of Denmark includes two overseas territories, both well to the west of Denmark: Greenland, the world's largest islandThirteen - Sparzanza - Thirteen the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic Ocean.
These territories are self-governing and form part of the Danish Realm. Denmark Still In Love - Natalie Cole - Unpredictable a temperate climate, characterised by mild winters, with mean temperatures in January of 1. Because of Denmark's northern location, there are large seasonal variations in daylight.
Denmark belongs to the Boreal Kingdom and can be subdivided into two ecoregions : the Atlantic mixed forests and Baltic mixed forests. Roe deer occupy the countryside in growing numbers, and large-antlered red deer can be found in the sparse woodlands of Jutland.
Denmark is also home to smaller mammals, such as polecatshares and hedgehogs. Codherring and plaice are abundant fish in Danish waters and form the basis for a large fishing industry.
Land and water pollution are two of Denmark's most significant environmental issuesalthough much of the country's household and industrial waste is now increasingly filtered and sometimes recycled. The country has historically taken a progressive stance on environmental preservation ; in Denmark established a Ministry of Environment and was the first country in the world to implement an environmental law in Denmark has an outstanding performance in the global Environmental Performance Index Techy Littl Fucka - Pukkatronic - Il Bellissimo Lago with an overall ranking of 4 out of countries in This recent and significant increase in ranking and performance is mostly due to remarkable achievements in energy efficiency and reductions in CO2 emission levels.
A future implementation of air quality improvements are expected. The environmental areas where Denmark performs best i. The latter are due to the many protection laws and protected areas of significance within the Från Mitt Fönster - Hasse Andersson - Från Mitt Fönster even though the EPI is not considering how well these laws and regulations are affecting the current biodiversity and habitats in reality; one of many weaknesses in the EPI.
The very poor ranking in the fisheries area are due to alarmingly low and continually rapidly declining fish stocks, placing Denmark among the worst performing countries of the world. The regions are further subdivided into 98 municipalities kommuner. The easternmost land in Denmark, the Ertholmene archipelago, with an area of 39 hectares 0.
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