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Presentation of Denmark : Geography

Country's official name :
Denmark
Capital:
Copenhagen
Population of main urban zones:
Copenhagen (1,331,000) ; Aarhus (280,600) ; Odense (180,300) ; Aalborg (117,400) ; Esbjerg (72,100) ; Randers (62,500) ; Kolding (61,200) ; Horsens (59,500) ; Vejle (57,700) ; Roskilde (51,300) ; Herning (50,400)
Area:
42,920 km²
Type of Climate :
Because Denmark is almost entirely surrounded by sea, it has a moderate, maritime climate. In the coldest winter month, January, the average temperature is 1.5o celsius. During the warmest winter month, August, temperatures have a mean of 17.2o celsius. Denmark is a windy country, which is stronger during the winter and weaker during the summer. Denmark has an average of 170 rainy days. The greatest rainfall occurs in autumn and the least (driest season) in spring. Days are short in winter, with about six hours of daylight in December and January. Daylight in summer lasts 16-18 hours on clear days.
Local Time:
It is %T:%M %A In Copenhagen
Summer Time Period :
The summer time period stretches from March until October.
Official Language:
Danish is the official language of Denmark, Greenland and the Faeroe Islands. Both Greenland and the Faeroe Islands have their own languages as well, which most of the people speak, but Danish is used for official purposes and taught in schools.
Other Languages Spoken:
English is the predominant second language. Small minorities, mostly in Southern Denmark, speak German.
Business Language(s):
Danes are generally accustomed to using English, especially business people and government agencies.

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