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Denmark: Scandinavian country
Denmark, officially the Kingdom of Denmark, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. Denmark proper, which is the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries, consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 named islands, with the largest being Zealand, Funen and the North Jutlandic Island. The islands are characterised by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate. Denmark lies southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and is bordered to the south by Germany. The Kingdom of Denmark is constitutionally a unitary state comprising Denmark proper and the two autonomous territories in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark has a total area of 42,924 km2 (16,573 sq mi), land area of 42,394 km2 (16,368 sq mi), and the total area including Greenland and the Faroe Islands is 2,210,579 km2 (853,509 sq mi), and a population of 5.8 million in Denmark proper.

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Zindzi Mandela, Daughter Of Nelson And Winnie Mandela Dies At 59 [Video]

Zindzi Mandela, Daughter Of Nelson And Winnie Mandela Dies At 59

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Denmark drive-in football matches attracts crowds [Video]

Denmark drive-in football matches attracts crowds

Football has returned to Denmark behind closed doors and one club has found a creative solution to help fans enjoy the action.

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Danish Prime Minister Postpones Weddings To Attend European Council Meeting [Video]

Danish Prime Minister Postpones Weddings To Attend European Council Meeting

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen postponed her wedding to attend the European Council meeting in July. According to CNN, EU leaders are to meet for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak...

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Brendan Rodgers talks up Kasper Schmeichel after goalkeeper’s vital penalty save [Video]

Brendan Rodgers talks up Kasper Schmeichel after goalkeeper’s vital penalty save

Kasper Schmeichel’s penalty save spared Leicester defeat against Brighton and Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers hailed his “world class” goalkeeper after the goalless draw. The Denmark international..

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China displays 'rogue' attitude in neighbourhood, creates wedge between US, Europe: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday criticized the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for not only displaying its "rogue" attitude in its neighbourhood, particularly the recent escalation of border..

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Polish-German border opens again [Video]

Polish-German border opens again

The Polish-German border reopened on Saturday (June 13) at midnight, allowing people living in the border towns of Frankfurt (Oder) and Slubice to freely cross the bridge over the river Oder, which..

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A virtual grandstand in the Danish Superliga [Video]

A virtual grandstand in the Danish Superliga

With no fans in the stadium, AGF Aarhus and Randers played in front of a digital audience when Denmark's top-flight Superliga resumed on Thursday following a gap of more than two months. Emer McCarthy..

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Danish teams play in front of Zoom virtual grandstand audience [Video]

Danish teams play in front of Zoom virtual grandstand audience

With no fans in the stadium, AGF Aarhus and Randers played in front of a digital audience when Denmark's top-flight Superliga resumed on Thursday.

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EU unveils 750 bln euro plan for coronavirus recovery

The European Commission on Wednesday unveiled a plan to borrow on the market and then disburse to EU countries 750 billion euros in grants and loans to help them recover from their coronavirus slump...

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Netflix starts to bring streaming quality back to normal

American media-services provider Netflix is now going back to normal streaming quality. According to Mashable, in March the streaming platform started reducing streaming quality in some markets,..

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