Flag of Denmark

Flag of Denmark


Denmark (Danmark) is an country in the Nordic region of Northern Europe. Situated southwest of Sweden and south of Norway it shares a border with Germany. Its official language is Danish. The capital and largest city is Copenhagen.

The Danish flag design was adopted as national flag in 1219 and is the oldest continuously used national flag in the world. It features a white Nordic Cross which is an asymmetric cross where the vertical crossbar is moved towards the left hand side of the flag; on a red field.

Capital CityArea (World Ranking)2022 Population (World Ranking)CurrencyFlag Ratio (Decimal)Adopted
Copenhagen42,933 km² / 16,577 mi²
Danish krone (DKK)28:37 (0.784)1219

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