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  • Demographics
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Today
Jan 24
Capital
Copenhagen
Leader
Queen Margrethe II
Area (sq km)
43,094.00
Population
5,581,503
Language(s)
Danish, English, Faroese, and more
Literacy
99.00%
Currency
Danish kroner (DKK)

"Der er et yndigt land" (There is a Lovely Land); "Kong Christian" (King Christian)

With lyrics and music by Adam Gottlob Oehlenschlager, Hans Ernst Kroyer, Johannes Ewald, the national anthems of Denmark, "Der er et yndigt land," and "Kong Christian" were adopted in 1844 and 1780 respectively. The "Kong Christian," a royal anthem is only played when there is royalty present which is then followed by the national anthem, "Der er et yndigt land."If there is no royalty is present, then only the national anthem is played.

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