11 facts about Denmark that you might not know

11 facts about Denmark that you might not know

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Denmark is often considered one of the happiest countries in the world, but why? To begin with, the Danes live in a temperate climate due to the warm Gulf Stream. In terms of size, Denmark is a relatively small country with an area of ​​42,931 km², which is negligible compared to same Russia, with an area of ​​17,100,000 km².

The Danes pay high taxes, but in return, they receive high-quality medical care, and free of charge. Do you know what else is free in Denmark? Higher education. Colleges, high schools, medical schools - it's all free.

Below we will tell you even more interesting facts about the wonderful country of Denmark.

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11 facts about Denmark that you might not know

1. Which country has the highest meat consumption per capita? Denmark.

11 facts about Denmark that you might not know

2. The unemployment rate in Denmark is almost 2 times lower than in the USA. Moreover, Denmark has very high taxes and every Dane businessman knows what a mandatory audit of reporting is.

11 facts about Denmark that you might not know

3. Christiansborg is a library, a palace, and a government building.

11 facts about Denmark that you might not know

4. About 50% of people in Copenhagen ride a bike.

11 facts about Denmark that you might not know

5. The country is known for one of the best open-air museums in the world. We are talking about Sagnlandet Lajre, where you can learn about the Stone Age, the Iron Age, the Viking Age, and the 19th century. There you will find many people in historical costumes.

11 facts about Denmark that you might not know

6. The Old Town deserves special attention - the world's first open-air museum of urban history and culture.

11 facts about Denmark that you might not know

7. According to a survey conducted across Europe in 2013, the Danes were the leaders in the number of respondents who had sex in public places. Danes also have the highest rate of adultery.

11 facts about Denmark that you might not know

9. Danish architect Jorn Utzon is one of the most famous architects of the Sydney Opera House in Australia. Here is another of his works - a residential building in Holt.

11 facts about Denmark that you might not know

10. In Denmark, hot dogs are sold in vans called Pølsevogn. Rumor has it that Danish hot dogs are much tastier than American ones.

11 facts about Denmark that you might not know

11. The world-famous Lego toys were first made in Denmark.

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