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  Denmark - Official website of Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Are you working on a school report about Denmark, and do not know where to begin?
Or are you just curious to know more about Denmark and the Danes?
Check out this section for kids and young people >
www.denmark.dk   (39 words)

  
  Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Denmark borders the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, and consists of a peninsula named Jutland (Jylland) attached to Northern Germany, the islands of Funen (Fyn), Zealand (Sjælland), Bornholm (Bornholm) and many smaller islands, often referred to as the Danish Archipelago.
Denmark is divided into 13 counties (amter, singular: amt), and, as of 1 January 2006, 270 municipalities (kommuner, singular kommune).
Denmark is a net exporter of food and energy and has a comfortable balance of payments surplus and zero net foreign debt.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Denmark   (3713 words)

  
 Denmark. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Denmark’s main exports are agricultural and industrial machinery, teak and oak furniture, meat, fish, and metals and metal manufactures; the chief imports are machinery, metals, motor vehicles, and fuels.
Denmark was involved in numerous wars with Sweden and other neighbors; the participation of Christian IV (reigned 1588–1648) in the Thirty Years War (1618–48) and the wars of Frederick III (reigned 1648–70) with Sweden caused Denmark to lose its hegemony in the north to Sweden.
Denmark was defeated and agreed in the London Protocol of 1852 to preserve a special status for the two duchies.
www.bartleby.com /65/de/Denmark.html   (1996 words)

  
 History of Denmark
Today, Denmark's balanced economy, in which much of its agricultural and industrial output is exported, gives the country one of the highest standards of living in the world.
Denmark is subject to marine and continental air masses, and great differences occur in the day-to-day weather, depending on the direction of the prevailing winds.
Industrial development, hitherto slowed in Denmark owing to the lack of raw materials for heavy industry, was aided by the growing demand for equipment in the food-processing industries, and by the end of the 19th century, numerous industrial items were being produced.
www.pip.dknet.dk /~pip261/denmark.html   (2863 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Denmark
The external constitution of the Church in Denmark was settled definitely in 1104, when the country was separated from the metropolitan See of Hamburg-Bremen, and its seven bishops were subordinated to the Archbishop of Lund as primate.
In 1539 John Bugenhagen came to Denmark with the avowed purpose of establishing a new liturgy and to consecrate Lutheran bishops.
In the former kingdom Charles Knutsson was raised to the throne; in Denmark and in Norway Count Christian of Oldenburg, the husband of Christopher's widow, and with him the house of Oldenburg, succeeded to the sovereignty.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04722c.htm   (10911 words)

  
 Denmark Encyclopedia Articles @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Kingdom of Denmark (Danish: Kongeriget Danmark) is the geographically smallest and southernmost Nordic country and is also the oldest.
Denmark borders the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, and consists of a peninsula named Jutland (Jylland) attached to Northern Germany, the islands Funen (Fyn), Zealand (Sjælland), Bornholm (Bornholm) and many smaller islands, the waters of which are often referred to as the Danish Archipelago.
After the Reformation, which was officially implemented in 1536, the schools were taken over by the Crown, but their purpose was still to prepare the students for theological studies by teaching them to read, write and speak Latin and Greek, although it now was for the benefit of the Protestant Church.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Denmark   (3364 words)

  
 Denmark
Denmark lies between 54° and 58° of latitude north and 8° and 15° of longitude east.
Denmark is bordered on the west by the North Sea and on the east by the Baltic Sea.
Denmark was probably inhabited as far back as the last interglacial period some 120,000 years ago, and possibly also in the warmer phases during the last ice age.
www.cdli.ca /CITE/denmark.htm   (1332 words)

  
 Denmark (08/05)
Denmark's provinces in today's southwestern Sweden were lost in 1658, and Norway was transferred from the Danish to the Swedish crown in 1814, following the defeat of Napoleon, with whom Denmark was allied.
Denmark remained neutral during World War I. Despite its declaration of neutrality at the beginning of World War II, it was invaded by the Germans in 1940 and occupied until liberated by the Allied forces in May 1945.
Denmark became a charter member of the United Nations and was one of the original signers of the North Atlantic Treaty.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3167.htm   (5258 words)

  
 Denmark - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
LOCATION and GEOGRAPHY: Denmark is located in North Europe and consists of the greater part of the Jutland Peninsula as well as a number of islands in the Atlantic Ocean, Baltic Sea and North Sea such as Greenland and the Faroe Islands.
Denmark is a low lying country characterized by a mixture of glacial moraine deposits of clay, sand, gravel and limestone which form undulating plains with rolling hills that are interspersed with lakes.
During 1991 Denmark was one of the first western nations to establish diplomatic relations with the newly independent Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania while an agreement was reached with Sweden on the construction of a bridge and a rail-road tunnel link between the two countries by the end of the century.
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/denmark.htm   (1189 words)

  
 Denmark
Denmark was the first of the three Scandinavian countries where Jews were permitted to settle.
Denmark voted for the partition of Palestine in 1947.
Denmark has usually supported Israel in the United Nations, and trade relations have also strengthened in the past years.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/Denmark.html   (1471 words)

  
 Denmark travel guide - Wikitravel
Denmark [1] is a country in Northern Europe.
Denmark is served by two major and several minor airports.
Denmark's national language is Danish, a member of the Germanic branch of the group of Indo-European languages, and within that family, part of the North Germanic, East Norse group.
wikitravel.org /en/Denmark   (2802 words)

  
 Denmark, Kansas, USA - A Danish Settlement on the Prairie 16 Miles North of Exit 216 on Interstate 70
In Denmark, Kansas, USA we suddenly and unexpetedly saw a glimpse of what could have been their lives.
We would like to document the people of Denmark, Kansas, USA by describing the history and sociology of the community and possibly bringing together the families of immigrants.
We are also looking for people in Denmark and Europe whose family settled in Denmark, Kansas, USA or passed on their way to other places.
plab.ku.dk /tcbh/denmarkkansas.htm   (1645 words)

  
 Index of Economic Freedom 2006 - Denmark
Denmark's fiscal burden of government is 0.2 point worse this year.
As a member of the European Union, Denmark was subject to a common EU weighted average external tariff of 1.3 percent in 2003, down from the 2.4 percent for 2002 reported in the 2005 Index, based on World Bank data.
The U.S. Department of Commerce reports that "Denmark applies high standards with regard to environment, health and safety, and labor.… Bureaucratic procedures appear streamlined and transparent, and corruption is generally unknown." Corruption in the bureaucracy is almost nonexistent.
www.heritage.org /research/features/index/country.cfm?id=Denmark   (856 words)

  
 Denmark:Country Web Pages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Denmark has had a very pro-active energy policy in both energy efficiency and renewable energy while at the same time opening its gas and power markets to competition.
Denmark has engaged in significant legislative efforts to implement the OECD Anti-bribery Convention.
However, Denmark should amend its laws to impose tougher sanctions on Danish companies and individuals found guilty of bribing foreign public officials, according to a new report by the OECD’s Working Group on Bribery.
www.oecd.org /country/0,3021,en_33873108_33873309_1_1_1_1_1,00.html   (236 words)

  
 Denmark
Denmark supported Napoléon, for which it was punished at the Congress of Vienna in 1815 by the loss of Norway to Sweden.
Denmark was the only occupied country in World War II to save all its Jews from extermination, by smuggling them out of the country.
Denmark was a strong ally to the U.S. during the Iraq war, one of five countries to contribute combat troops (the others were the U.S., UK, Australia, and Poland).
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107460.html   (945 words)

  
 Overview - Denmark Country Guide - World Travel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Denmark has an abundance of picturesque villages and towns, historic castles and monuments, and a coastline which varies delightfully from broad sandy beaches to small coves and gentle fjords.
Denmark, in addition to its modernity, retains some of its long-lived associations with fairytales, probably consolidated by the fact that this nation produced the great story-teller, Hans Christian Andersen.
From the spirited nightlife and lively cafe and music scene of Copenhagen to a countryside that abounds in Renaissance churches, medieval castles and 18th-century fishing villages, Denmark is a synergy of harmonious relationships.
www.worldtravelguide.net /country/country_guide.ehtml?o=74&NAV_guide_class=CountryGuide&NAV_Region=74   (374 words)

  
 SCI-BYTES: Science in Denmark, 1998-2002
Denmark's world share of science and social-science papers over a recent five-year period, expressed as a percentage of papers in each of 21 fields in the ISI database.
Of those papers, Denmark's highest percentage is actually reflected in two fields, with an identical share (1.75%) of journals classified under the headings of microbiology and ecology/environmental sciences.
In microbiology, as can be seen in the right-hand column, the citations-per-paper average for papers from Denmark exceeded the world average by 13% (7.39 cites per paper for Denmark, versus a world baseline of 6.52 citations per paper).
in-cites.com /research/2003/november_10_2003-1.html   (292 words)

  
 WTO | Denmark - Member information
Denmark's Uruguay Round goods schedules are included in those of the European Communities (zip format, 759 KB)
Denmark is included in TPRs of the EU/EC See the TPR gateway for explanations and background
Denmark is also included in dispute settlement cases of the EU/EC.
www.wto.org /english/thewto_e/countries_e/denmark_e.htm   (274 words)

  
 Denmark - an in-depth description of Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Denmark, a publication by The Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the editors of the Danish National Encyclopedia, gives an in-depth description of Denmark.
The chapters in Denmark are written by leading Danish experts.
This Internet version was made available in May 2003 and is based on the printed book Denmark, which was published in 2002.
www.um.dk /Publikationer/UM/English/Denmark/index.asp   (93 words)

  
 denmark map and information page
Denmark, the most southern Scandinavian country, includes over 400 individual islands, most connected by bridges, and linked by an efficient ferry system.
Denmark is known worldwide for its dairy, livestock and commercial fishing industries, and for trend-setting wind-turbine electricity generators.
The Denmark pages are currently being revised, but you can find additional information about the country here.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/europe/dk.htm   (400 words)

  
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Following on the heels of France's legislative push for DRM interoperability comes word that Denmark is thinking along the same lines.
Maersk and TDC are not only two of largest companies in Denmark, but they are amongst the largest and most powerful in Europe.
Rather, France (and now Denmark) is pushing for general DRM interoperability that would eliminate customer lock-in.
arstechnica.com /news.ars/post/20060326-6463.html   (429 words)

  
 Jihad Watch: Muslim rioting in Denmark -- worst riots in years
Denmark may be the first place in the West that faces up to the dichotomies of the mindsets between themselves and the mohamedans.
Denmark has been a good and consistent ally -- unlike most of her jelly spined neighbors...
Between what's going on right now in France and Denmark and God knows where else, the Muslims in the western world don't need us to make them look bad, they're doing that to themselves and they are very good at it.
www.jihadwatch.org /archives/008829.php   (3430 words)

  
 Denmark Timeline, 21st Century
Denmark is citing a threat from an extremist group over the publication of drawings of Islam's Prophet Mohammed
Denmark has temporarily withdrawn diplomats from Syria, Iran and Indonesia over fears for their safety
Denmark and Norway have condemned Syria for failing to stop attacks on their embassies in a row over the cartoons
www.mapreport.com /countries/denmark.html   (996 words)

  
 Viking Observer: War in France, War in Denmark
Denmark is one of the most tolerant nations on the planet, in terms of tolerance toward immigrants.
Under our current PM, Denmark is one of the closest allies the US has in Europe, and Denmark was the only country Bush visited on his way to the Gleneagles summit this summer.
Asylum requests to Denmark have dropped 90% over the last 4 years, fex, because the requirements to be met have been hightened considerably.
viking-observer.blogspot.com /2005/10/war-in-france-war-in-denmark.html   (12703 words)

  
 Denmark | The News is NowPublic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Denmark, Summer, music festival, woodstock, The Raconteurs, Snoop Dogg, Sigur R...
Denmark, Canada, Cartoons, Islam, Israel, MOSLEM, Muslim, Newfoundland, Palestine, Un...
Denmark, H5N1, Turkey, Nigeria, Egypt, afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bird Flu, Myanmar, Gr...
www.nowpublic.com /tag/Denmark   (355 words)

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