Must know about Nordic Country

Unknown things which must know about it

  • There are more bicycles in Copenhagen, Denmark, than people.
  • Denmark is a Nordic country located in Northern Europe. It consists of the Jutland peninsula and several islands in the Baltic sea,
  • In Denmark, it’s illegal to burn foreign flags, but not illegal to burn the Danish flag.
  • The least corrupt countries in the world are New Zealand and Denmark, according to the Corruptions Perception Index.
  • Germany, Denmark, Iceland and other countries have official rules about what a baby can be named.
  • Denmark’s current flag design was first used in 1219. No other modern country has used its flag for so long.
  • The Royal Danish Orchestra is among the world’s oldest orchestras
  • Denmark holds the largest 4th of July celebration outside the U.S.
  • Denmark’s architecture became firmly established in the Middle Ages when first Romanesque, then Gothic churches and cathedrals sprang up throughout the country.
  • Denmark has more pigs than people.
  • The first known Danish literature is myths and folklore from the 10th and 11th century.
  • Denmark has been inhabited since around 12,500 BC and agriculture has been evident since 3,900 BC.
  • Canada and Denmark have been fighting over an uninhabited island by leaving each other bottles of alcohol and changing their flags since the 1930s.
  • 99% of Denmark’s Jews survived the Holocaust because the Danish organized a massive evacuation to neutral Sweden.
  • The Royal Danish Orchestra is among the world’s oldest orchestras
  • Iceland severed ties to Denmark and became an independent republic only in 1944.
  • The Danish monarchy is over 1000 years old, making it the oldest monarchy in Europe still existing today.
  • The Danish filmmaker Carl Th. Dreyer (1889–1968) is considered one of the greatest directors in the history of cinema
  • Denmark most likely means “Land of the Danes.” The first mention of the name of the kingdom Denmark comes from about A.D. 900 in King Alfred the Great of England’s translation of Orosius’ Geography.l
  • Danish polar explorer and anthropologist Knud Rasmussen was the first European man to cross the Northwest Passage by dog sled

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