Everything you should know
before Traveling to DENMARK

29 April 2022
Capital: Copenhagen
Currency: Danish Krone
Official Language: Danish
Dial Code: +45
Emergency Number: 112
GDP: 299 billion USD (2018)
Population: 5.85 million (2021)
Time Zone: UTC+1 Central European Time
                UTC+2 Central European Summer Time

TheSassyBlogger Flag: The Danish Flag is one of the oldest flags and consists of two colors with a red mark on the red ground. According to one legend, a war in Estonia, with its red color and white cross, showed King Vlademar as a sign of heaven and ensured them to win the war.

DENMARK is Known for:

1. Green energy
Denmark is a frontrunner when it comes to renewable energy – in particular wind power. The country is big on giant wind turbines, which can be seen standing in windmill parks in the seas between its many islands.
2. Contemporary culture
Despite its small size, Denmark punches way above its weight in producing popular TV series and cultivating a surprisingly large cast of great actors. Scandi-noir suspense series and thrillers such as Borgen, The Killing and The Bridge have enjoyed international popularity. And the Danes are always proud to claim Game of Thrones’ Jamie Lannister and Euron Greyjoy as Danish.
3. Greenland
Greenland is the world's largest island, located between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Greenland is an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of Denmark.

Best Food that you should taste once:
1. Smorrebrod
Smorrebrod is a traditional Danish open-faced sandwich that usually consists of a piece of buttered rye bread, a dense, dark brown bread, topped with commercial or homemade cold cuts, pieces of meat or fish, cheese or spreads, and garnishes.
2. Frikadeller
Frikadeller are the ever-popular Danish meatballs, typically served with things like boiled potatoes, brown gravy, red cabbage, beets, and pickles, depending on the time of day.
3. Brændende kærlighed
Brændende kærlighed is a traditional Danish dish consisting of mashed potatoes topped with bacon and onions, both fried. The mashed potatoes might also be topped with parsley, leek, or grated nutmeg.

Best Places to visit:
1. Odense
Odense is one of the largest cities in Denmark and the birthplace of the famous storyteller Hans Christian Andersen. Odense is known to be the first town in Denmark to obtain modern water and gas works. Odense is one of the oldest cities in Denmark and has a population of 155,000. The city was founded more than 1000 years ago and was mentioned in history for the first time in the year 988 AD.
2. Copenhagen
Sometimes referred to as “the City of Spires”, Copenhagen is known for its horizontal skyline, broken only by the spires and towers of its churches and castles. Serving roughly two million passengers a month, Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup, is the busiest airport in the Nordic countries. Copenhagen has been rated as the world's top cities for cyclists. Copenhageners cycle a total of 1.2 km every day along 340 km of cycle lanes.
3. Aalborg
Aalborg is a large place in the region of North Denmark in Denmark with a population of approximately 122,219 people and is one of the largest places in Denmark. Aalborg traces its history back over 1000 years. Aalborg is a city in Denmark. The earliest settlements date back to around 700 AD. Its location by the Limfjord made it an important harbor during the Middle Ages, and an industrial centre later.
4. Aarhus
Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark. It has 300,000 inhabitants. It is home to almost 40,000 migrants from about 130 countries. Aarhus is home to the largest university in Denmark. Be aware that certain areas, especially the streets nearest the port, are popular partying venues for students in the evenings. Aarhus is the most happy city in the world.
5. Skagen
Skagen is Denmark's northernmost town, on the east coast of the Skagen Odde peninsula in the far north of Jutland, part of Frederikshavn Municipality in Nordjylland, 41 kilometres north of Frederikshavn and 108 kilometres northeast of Aalborg. The Port of Skagen is Denmark's main fishing port and it also has a thriving tourist industry, attracting 2 million people annually.

Best Season to visit
June to August - The best time to visit Denmark is in June, July and August, when daylight hours are long and temperatures sit comfortably between 15°C and 20°C — ideal for hiking in the green landscape. This is a popular time to get outdoors for visitors and locals alike, and the coast can get busy.

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