Denmark is the smallest of the in terms of landmass. Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European naval power, the Kingdom of Denmark is the oldest kingdom in the world still in existence, but has evolved into a democratic, modern, and prosperous nation.

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is the capital city of Denmark and forms the moderate conurbation that one million Danes call home. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the mainland part of Denmark. It is a large peninsula connected to the European continent and stretching northwards towards the Scandinavian Peninsula. Photo: Villy Fink Isaksen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the largest island in Denmark, located between the Island of and the southern tip of . Photo: Olaf2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the main city on the peninsula in Denmark. Photo: Dmitri Popov, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is Denmark's second largest island, between the peninsula, and the capital island of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of Denmark's archipelagoes, named for the largest islands and . Photo: Rene.kernen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is Denmark's crown jewel. The "Pearl of the Baltic" has sandy beaches on the south of the island which are renowned for their Mediterranean light and feel. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

, the South Funen Archipelago, is composed of 55 islands and islets south of the Danish island of , at the mouth of the Baltic Sea. Photo: Apeto, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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