Title: The Kingdom of Denmark

Population: 5,894,687

Population Change: 0.35

National Average Age: 42

Urban Percentage: 88

Christian Population: 4,400,754

Christian Percentage: 79

Introduction: 'Denmark is a Scandinavian country comprising the Jutland Peninsula and numerous islands. It''s linked to nearby Sweden via the Öresund bridge. Copenhagen its capital is home to royal palaces and colorful Nyhavn harbor plus the Tivoli amusement park and the iconic “Little Mermaid” statue. Odense is writer Hans Christian Andersen’s hometown with a medieval core of cobbled streets and half-timbered houses.'

Overview: Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power Denmark has evolved into a modern prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now the EU) in 1973. However the country has opted out of certain elements of the European Union's Maastricht Treaty including the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) European defense cooperation and issues concerning certain justice and home affairs.