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  Information about Denmark
Denmark is situated in northern Europe; it is one of the Nordic countries and part of Scandinavia.
Denmark is a modern welfare state and a constitutional monarchy with a record of kings and queens dating back to year 1000.
Denmark is ranked among the countries in the world with the highest standard of living.
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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Politics of Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Political life in Denmark is orderly and democratic.
Political changes occur gradually through a process of consensus, and political methods and attitudes are generally moderate.
Denmark emerged from two referendums (June 2, 1992, and May 18, 1993) with four important exemptions (or "opt-outs") to the Maastricht Treaty on the European Union: common defense, common currency, EU citizenship, and certain aspects of legal cooperation, including law enforcement.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/po/Politics_of_Denmark   (965 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)

  
 Politics of Denmark
Denmark is a constitutional monarchy with an unbroken link of monarchs for more than 1000 years.
Political changes occur gradually through a process of consensus, and political methods and attitudes are generally moderate.
Denmark emerged from two referendums (June 2, 1992, and May 18, 1993) with four important exemptions (or "opt-outs") to the Maastricht Treaty on the European Union: common defense, common currency, EU citizenship, and certain aspects of legal cooperation, including law enforcement.
www.fastload.org /po/Politics_of_Denmark.html   (978 words)

  
 Hotels in Denmark
Delicately balanced between Scandinavia proper and mainland Europe, Denmark is a difficult country to pin down.
But Denmark's social policies and its style of government are distinctly Scandinavian: social benefits and the standard of living are high, and its politics are very much that of consensus.
Denmark is the easiest Scandinavian country in which to travel, both in terms of cost and distance, but its landscape is the region's least dramatic: very green and flat, largely farmland interrupted by innumerable pretty villages.
www.hotel-in-denmark.com   (266 words)

  
 Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Denmark is regarded as a Scandinavian country, although it is not located on the Scandinavian Peninsula.
Denmark managed to avoid territorial concessions, but Gustavus Adolphus' intervention in Germany was seen as a sign that the military power of Sweden was rising and the power of Denmark falling.
Denmark is a net exporter of food and energy and has a comfortable balance of payments surplus and zero net foreign debt.
www.tocatch.info /en/Denmark.htm   (5576 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Kingdom of Denmark is the smallest Nordic country, situated in Scandinavia, in northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, on a peninsula and a number of islands north of Germany, southwest of Sweden and south of Norway.
Denmark consists of the Jutland peninsula (jylland) and 405 named islands, of which 82 are inhabited, the most important are Funen (fyn) and Zealand (sjælland).
Denmark is a net exporter of food and energy and has a comfortable balance of payments surplus.
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 Politics of Denmark
Denmark is a constitutional monarchy with an almost unbroken link of monarchs for more than 1,000 years (except for an interregnum of eight years from 1332 to 1340).
Denmark is divided into 14 counties, known as amter, and 275 municipalities, known as kommuner.
These are all of the political parties that are represented in the Folketing as of the 2001 election.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/p/po/politics_of_denmark.html   (592 words)

  
 earthcountries.com - History of Denmark
During her life, the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden (including the Faroe Islands, as well as Iceland, Greenland, and present-day Finland) were unified under her capable rule, in what was called the Kalmar Union, made official in 1397.
Denmark grew wealthy during the sixteenth century, largely because of the increased traffic through the Øresund which they were able to tax because Denmark controlled both sides of the Sound.
European politics of the sixteenth century revolved largely around the struggle between Catholic and Protestant forces, so it was almost inevitable that Denmark, a strong, unified Lutheran kingdom, would get drawn into the larger war when it came.
www.earthcountries.com /Europe/Denmark/History-of-Denmark-4.html   (1064 words)

  
 Agora :: Politics (Denmark)
She came to Denmark in 1988 when she was six.
In Denmark there is a tradition for humour, sarcasm, irony and jests and I have often heard jests of an equally jestful nature from many different parties.
Denmark violated the UN convention on racial discrimination by not vigorously pursuing a charge of racism against the leader of the Danish People’s Party, Pia Kjærsgaard, in 2003.
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 BBC News | UK POLITICS | UK watches Denmark
As in the UK, Denmark's leading anti-euro campaigners are a strange coalition of left and right, and there is considerable public disquiet that future political decisions would be increasingly made in Brussels and not the respective member states.
In Denmark there is the additional dimension that euro membership could have an impact over the right to levy high taxation levels which fund the extremely generous Danish welfare system.
But in Denmark almost all the media is backing the "yes" campaign, as are most of the main political parties including their Conservative Party.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk_politics/941506.stm   (845 words)

  
 DENMARK : Encyclopedia Entry
Denmark has historically controlled the approach to the Baltic Sea, and these waters are also known as the Danish straits.
Denmark is a net exporter of food and energy and has a comfortable balance of payments surplus and zero net foreign debt.
Denmark's national airline (together with Norway and Sweden) is Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) and Copenhagen Airport is the country's largest airport, and also the biggest hub in Northern Europe.
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 Denmark: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
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.
Frederick III, king of Denmark and Norway - Frederick III Frederick III, 1609–70, king of Denmark and Norway (1648–70), son and...
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 Denmark - Further Reading - MSN Encarta
An in-depth examination of Danish politics in the 20th century.
The histories of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden from AD 1000, covered in 400 articles and alphabetically arranged by subject.
A vivid account of life in Denmark under Nazi rule; for readers in grades 5 to 7.
encarta.msn.com /readings_761577747/Denmark.html   (182 words)

  
 Politics of Denmark - Definition, explanation
However, she must consult with parliamentary leaders to determine the public's will, since the cabinet may be dismissed by a vote of no confidence in the Folketing, the Danish parliament.
The result is a multiplicity of parties (seven currently in parliament), the largest of which received 29% of the votes (as of 2005).
These are all of the political parties that are represented in the Folketing as of the 2005 election.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/p/po/politics_of_denmark.php   (587 words)

  
 Denmark RISE TO POWER
Fogh has been involved in the politics of Denmark since high school and was elected to Parliament right after graduating from college.
In the Liberal Party he has held many posts, including chairman of the education committee, vice-chairman on the national organization, and vice chairman of the housing committee.
It was reported that Nyrup feared electoral defeat and saw in the political solidarity that followed the terrorist attacks on the United States in September an opportunity to hold onto power.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /World-Leaders-2003/Denmark-RISE-TO-POWER.html   (305 words)

  
 Newsvine - denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A German court has blocked the extradition to Denmark of a former member of the Nazi SS wanted in the Scandinavian country for the assassination of a journalist in 1943, it said Monday.
A court in Denmark was expected Wednesday to sentence nine people convicted of murder or accessory to murder in the killing of a 19-year-old woman gunned down by her older brother two days after her wedding because her Pakistani family disapproved of her choice of husband.
The United States and Britain ranked at the bottom of a U.N. survey of child welfare in 21 wealthy countries that assessed everything from infant mortality to whether children ate dinner with their parents or were bullied at school.
www.newsvine.com /denmark   (1997 words)

  
 Informed Comment
Islam is the second religion in Denmark after the Evangelical-Lutheran state church, with some 180,000 members or three percent of the population.
She refers to the fact that the newspaper's arts editor wrote that Muslims in Denmark must be prepared for insult, mockery, and ridicule.
Denmark's internal politics of anti-Islamic sentiment explains the public and governmental non-condemnation of the editorials.
www.juancole.com /2006/02/fact-file-on-reaction-to-danish.html   (5027 words)

  
 Politics - Embassy of Denmark China
The political system of Denmark is a multi-party structure where several parties are represented in the Parliament.
Danish governments are most often minority administrations, governing with the aid of one or more supporting parties.
This means that Danish politics are characterised by inter-party compromising.
www.ambbeijing.um.dk /en/menu/InfoAboutDenmark/Politics   (0 words)

  
 Danish Social Democratic Party, overview   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The essay on party politics in Denmark from 1950 to 1962 says:
The essay on party politics in Denmark from 1963 to 2000 says:
The party maintained strength comparative to the original ICPP period--between 35 and 43 percent of the seats--until the "earthquake" election of 1973, when its support dropped to 26 percent.
www.janda.org /icpp/ICPP1990/20-Denmark/Party201/Party201-hj.htm   (250 words)

  
 Support Denmark
The OIC (the Organisation of the Islamic Conference), the Council of Europe and the UN all criticised the government of Denmark for not taking measures against the newspaper Jyllands-Posten.
The Danish prime minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen defended the freedom of the press and free speech and stated that any measures, if appropriate, could not be taken by the government but only by a court of law.
Several countries have withdrawn their ambassadors from Denmark and armed men attacked the office of the EU in the Gaza strip.
skender.be /supportdenmark   (988 words)

  
 Pickled Politics » Pizza HuT’s Denmark operations   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A court in Denmark jailed a radical Islamic party member for three months on Thursday for inciting young Muslims to kill members of the country’s government and Jews, court sources said.
Banning political parties and illegalising so-called ‘hate speech’ is dangerous because it must not become a weapon that a government, yet unknown, can use against people who disagree with it.
I miss the days when rap was political, yes NWA was mouthy, but at least they tried to stir a debate, now its baout big butts, big TVs, and big egos.
www.pickledpolitics.com /archives/785   (6612 words)

  
 Petition asks Denmark to defend whales | The News is NowPublic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Denmark position inside the International Whaling Commission (IWC) has changed many times in the past years.
Mostly of its population opposes whaling and it has supported many positive initiatives to protect whales, but recently it changed again its position becoming a strong pro-whaling country, mostly due to the pressure of Greenland and the Faroe island.
Japanese Government invited Denmark, as many other Governments, to a meeting this February to discuss the future of the Whaling Industry.
www.nowpublic.com /petition_asks_denmark_to_defend_whales   (261 words)

  
 IRR: Denmark Extreme-Right politics
Helmuth Nyborg, a professor of psychology at Arhus university is seriously advocating that the time has come to 'abandon the politically correct' ideas and practice selection so as to 'improve future generations and avoid degeneration of the population'.
Many political commentators now believe that the conservative/liberal coalition which governs Denmark is taking on the views of its junior coalition partner, the Danish People's Party (DPP).
At the end of November, the government announced the creation of a new ministry of immigration and integration, headed by former education minister Bertel Haarder.
www.irr.org.uk /europebulletin/denmark/extreme_right_politics/index.html   (503 words)

  
 Foreign Aid and Growth » Netscape.com
Politics – Norway and Denmark have the highest scores and give most aid as a share of GDP.
A return to the politics of fear and envy?
Politics – Now that Democrats are back in power the politics of fear and envy is back in vogue.
politics.netscape.com /story/2006/08/24/foreign-aid-and-growth   (138 words)

  
 Denmark.dk: Official website - Denmark - Great Danes   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Denmark does not take up much space on a map of the world, and the country has only 5 million inhabitants.
Denmark has some strong and noteworthy movie traditions.
Denmark (in English) - Dinamarca (en espanõl) - Dänemark (auf Deutsch) -
copenhagen.denmark.dk /great-danes.html   (297 words)

  
 Denmark - Euro - European Politics - Worldpress.org
This was not the first time Denmark’s citizens expressed their resistance to integration into the European Union.
Most Europeans saw Denmark’s decision to stick to the Danish Krone for the time being as just another signal from a small country stubbornly defending its independence and national identity.
One thing became strikingly clear: Namely that Denmark, a loyal and economically stable European country, whose currency is already linked to the euro and since 1982 to the German mark, still feels reluctant to fully embrace euro-integration.
www.worldpress.org /Europe/232.cfm   (911 words)

  
 Danish Socialist People’s Party, Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Socialist People's party, founded in 1958, appeared too late to qualify as one of the original parties in Janda's 1950-1962 ICPP study.
It continued throughout 1950-1990 and qualified for the Harmel-Janda study of party change in Denmark, Germany, the U.K. and U.S. The essay on party politics in Denmark from 1950 to 1962 says:
The party hovered between 5 and 10 percent of the seats, with some evidence of recent decline.
janda.org /icpp/ICPP1990/20-Denmark/Party205/Party205-hj.htm   (187 words)

  
 Government & Politics - Denmark - Official website of Denmark
Government & Politics - Denmark - Official website of Denmark
Home > About Denmark > Government & Politics
Factsheet on Government strategy for Denmark in the Global Economy (pdf - 284 kb)
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 PoliticsOnline - News, Tools & Strategies
There have been a gambit of political websites launching over the last few months but this one, IMHO, takes the prize.
An interview with Phil Noble at the Politics Online Conference in Washington, DC.
Gloria Pan, communications director at the Media Center.
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