Denmark (i/ˈdɛnmɑːrk/; Danish: Danmark [ˈd̥ænmɑɡ̊]), officially the Kingdom of Denmark is a country in Northern Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. Denmark is part of Scandinavia, together with Sweden and Norway. It is a sovereign state that comprises Denmark and two autonomous constituent countries in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark proper has an area of 42,924 square kilometres (16,573 sq mi), and a population of 5,707,251 in January 2016. The country consists of a peninsula – Jutland – and an archipelago of 443 named islands, of which around 70 are inhabited. The islands are characterised by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate.

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German parliament votes to make it easier for people to legally change their name and gender

Springfield News-Sun 12 Apr 2024
The "self-determination law," one of several social reforms that Chancellor Olaf Scholz's liberal-leaning coalition government pledged when it took office in late 2021, is set to take effect on Nov ... Among others, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Spain already have similar legislation....

Denmark wants court to dissolve Danish arm of Bandidos motorcycle club, citing criminal activities

The Associated Press 10 Apr 2024
Denmark’s government says it wants a court of law to dissolve the Danish arm of the Bandidos motorcycle club....

Denmark sending $15 million in humanitarian aid to Gaza, West Bank amid looming famine

Anadolu Agency 09 Apr 2024
As the situation is getting worse daily, Denmark is trying to help ... It is Israel's obligation as the occupying power to ensure that there is food and water for the population, otherwise, it is a breach of international law,” said Oxfam Denmark Secretary General Lars Koch....

How Copenhagen became the Vegas of Europe: British people

The Daily Mail 07 Apr 2024
Copenhagen has been described by 'the new Las Vegas' by those looking for a cheap and quick wedding, thanks to Denmark's liberal marriage laws for non-citizens ... In particular, this is appealing for couples who have differing citizenships where they may struggle with stricter laws in one country ... But not in Denmark.'....

Forget Vegas — Britons are getting married in Copenhagen

The Times/The Sunday Times 07 Apr 2024
In the high-ceilinged atrium of Copenhagen City Hall, two women in white dresses are trying to fix a boy’s lapel, laughing as he bats them off ... Denmark has some of the most liberal marriage laws in ... LIFE ... ....

Aid organizations urge Israel to permanently open border crossings to Gaza

Anadolu Agency 05 Apr 2024
Aid organizations, including Oxfam Denmark, demanded ... It is Israel's obligation as the occupying power to ensure that there is food and water for the population, otherwise, it is a breach of international law,” Oxfam Denmark Secretary-General Lars Koch said in a statement....

Norway detains Qur'an blasphemer, plans to deport him to Sweden

Press TV 05 Apr 2024
Earlier, he had announced his intention to seek asylum in Norway after a Swedish court ruled that the extremist would be deported from the country ... In response to widespread protests across the Muslim world, Denmark enacted a law last December that criminalizes the burning of religious texts, including the Qur'an, in public spaces ...

US’ Kurt Campbell touts AUKUS benefit in Strait

Taipei Times 04 Apr 2024
DENMARK ISSUE. Separately, Minister Joseph Wu said that Denmark should respect the desires of people who want to be known as Taiwanese, not bow to China ... As democracies worldwide are fighting against the expansion of authoritarianism, Denmark should be a democratic model and not equate democratic Taiwan with authoritarian China, he said....

State Rep. John Macco will not seek reelection to the 88th Assembly District of Wisconsin Legislature

Green Bay Press Gazette 01 Apr 2024
GREEN BAYState Rep ... Macco represents 88th Assembly District. The district leaned Republican, but after new electoral maps were signed into law in February, the district is considered competitive. It no longer includes Denmark or the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay but gained De Pere ... Contact her at ... Address....

Denmark may change stance on Taiwanese

Taipei Times 28 Mar 2024
The pretext for registering Taiwanese as “Chinese” appears to be that Denmark does not recognize Taiwan as a state under international law. However, Denmark allows persons from Palestine to be registered with the birthplace and designation “Palestine” following a law from late 2021, even though Denmark does not recognize Palestine....

Denmark’s shifting Taiwan policy

Taipei Times 26 Mar 2024
Denmark’s “one China” policy more and more resembles Beijing’s “one China” principle ... The pretext for this new practice is that Denmark does not recognize Taiwan as a state under international law, the article says ... Much like Denmark, Norway registers Taiwanese as Chinese ... Therefore, Denmark does not have diplomatic relations with Taiwan....