Ten fun facts about Denmark

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Fact 1:
Denmark was the first European country to abolish slavery.

Fact 2:
The "Dannebrog" is the oldest national flag in the world.

Fact 3:
The average tax rate in Denmark is 49%.


Fact 4:
Danes eat more pasta than any other people.

Fact 5:
There is not a single mountain in Denmark. The closest thing is a 170 meters high hill called Møllehøj.

Fact 6:
Denmark has been a member of the EU since 1973 and of NATO since 1949.

Fact 7:
Denmark is the fifth largest exporter of food in the world.

Fact 8:
Only three Danish films have sold more than one million tickets.

Fact 9:
Denmark came up with Lego.

Fact 10:
Denmark has been inhabited since about 12,500 BC.

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Short about Denmark
Is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe and the senior member of the Kingdom of Denmark.


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Population
5,639,719

Sources
CIA The World Factbook



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