The Kingdom of Denmark consists of Denmark, the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Only Denmark is a member of the European Union.
- Capital: Copenhagen
- Population: 5.6 million (2014)
- Population as of % of EU population: 1.1% (2014)
- Major language: Danish
- Major religion: Christianity
Denmark is a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, that means it has a royal head of state.
- Queen: Margrethe II
- Prime Minister: Lars Løkke Rasmussen
Lars Løkke Rasmussen was elected in June 2015 and is head of a minority government consisting only of his liberal centre-right Venstre government.
- Currency: Danish krona, DKK
Imports and exports of goods and services make up for over 60 pct. of the country's GDP. The vast majority of foreign trade is with other countries in the EU. Other important partners are Norway and the USA.