Denmark: general facts

Head of state: Queen Margrethe IIForm of government: parliamentary democracyCapital: CopenhagenTotal area: 43,098 square kilometresPopulation: 5.6 millionOfficial language: DanishCurrency: Danish KronerSource: www.denmark.dk

Head of state: Queen Margrethe II
Form of government: parliamentary democracy
Capital: Copenhagen
Total area: 43,098 square kilometres
Population: 5.6 million
Official language: Danish
Currency: Danish Kroner
Source: www.denmark.dk

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Cycling at dawn on a route along the Danube River.

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AS SLOVAK cyclist Peter Sagan began having success at the 2010 Tour de France, the whole country began showing symptoms of what media calls the “Sagan effect”. 

Slovak Matej Tóth celebrates victory at the World Championships in Beijing

Slovak Matej Tóth won first gold in athletic discipline at World Championships

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Black flags mark the SNP anniversary in Banská Bystrica.

SNP anniversary in Banská Bystrica featured black flags

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