Denmark

Fast Facts

Head of State: Queen MARGRETHE II (since 14 January 1972)
Head of Government: Prime Minister Helle THORNING-SCHMIDT (since 3 October 2011)
Population: 5,515,575 (July 2010 est.)
National Holiday: Birthday of the Queen, 16 April (1940)
Capital: Copenhagen
Area: 43,094 sq km (B.C.= 947,800 sq km)