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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 42,943 km2 (16,580 sq mi) as of 2020, and the total area including Greenland and the Faroe Islands is 2,210,579 km2 (853,509 sq mi). Denmark proper has a population of 5.83 million.

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Austria, Denmark look beyond EU to Israel for future vaccine [Video]

Austria, Denmark look beyond EU to Israel for future vaccine

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Coronavirus pandemic: Austria, Denmark to work with Israel on vaccines [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: Austria, Denmark to work with Israel on vaccines

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Coronavirus pandemic: Austria, Denmark look beyond EU to Israel for future vaccine [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: Austria, Denmark look beyond EU to Israel for future vaccine

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Austria and Denmark team up with Israel for next generation COVID-19 vaccines [Video]

Austria and Denmark team up with Israel for next generation COVID-19 vaccines

The initiative comes amid growing frustration over delays in the EU's vaccine rollout.

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Danish FM: EU has a lot to learn from vaccine rollout [Video]

Danish FM: EU has a lot to learn from vaccine rollout

Jeppe Kofod, Danish Foreign Minister, speaks to Becky Anderson about vaccine passports and why the European Union’s vaccine rollout was not a full success.

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Denmark's tourism chief: We will have a summer of joy [Video]

Denmark's tourism chief: We will have a summer of joy

Denmark will become the first nation in the world to roll out a “coronavirus passport” for foreign travel later this month. The idea of immunity passports has been debated amongst European..

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Are They Real?! You Won't Believe The Work Of This Amazing 3D Artist [Video]

Are They Real?! You Won't Believe The Work Of This Amazing 3D Artist

These stunning 3D pictures are the work of talented artist Carlos Alberto GH. Using the clever technique of anamorphic painting, his 2D paintings appear to come to three-dimensional life if viewed from..

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Denmark to build world's first energy island in the North Sea [Video]

Denmark to build world's first energy island in the North Sea

As part of its ambitious carbon emissions reduction targets, Denmark plans to create a €28-billion wind power island.

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Denmark’s first artificial energy island will power 3 million homes [Video]

Denmark’s first artificial energy island will power 3 million homes

The country has just made a huge investment to move away from a history of fossil fuel production.

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Sweden, Denmark plan digital ‘vaccine passport’ by summer, despite fears of data misuse [Video]

Sweden, Denmark plan digital ‘vaccine passport’ by summer, despite fears of data misuse

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COVID in Europe: Denmark announces plans for a 'Corona Pass' for vaccinated citizens [Video]

COVID in Europe: Denmark announces plans for a 'Corona Pass' for vaccinated citizens

Spain registered one of its worst months of the pandemic in January with 900,000 new coronavirus infections while Denmark launched plans to reopen society with a new COVID-19 vaccine passport.

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A look at foreign film Golden Globe nominations [Video]

A look at foreign film Golden Globe nominations

Movies from Denmark, Guatemala, Italy, France, and the United States will be vying for the Golden Globe best motion picture foreign language award this year.

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'We've had enough': In France, Spain and Denmark, anti-lockdown protests continue [Video]

'We've had enough': In France, Spain and Denmark, anti-lockdown protests continue

An authorized demonstration quickly turned into a party in the centre of Perpignan on Saturday, with about 200 ravers dancing to a podium-mounted sound system.

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Queen Elizabeth II and husband Prince Philip receive coronavirus vaccine [Video]

Queen Elizabeth II and husband Prince Philip receive coronavirus vaccine

The announcement comes after Denmark's Queen Margrethe was also inoculated against the virus last week.

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