Practical Information in Denmark

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This Denmark practical information guide will be especially helpful to you if you are traveling to the country for the first time. This country in Northern Europe is located in mainland Europe and faces the North Sea of Europe that is surrounded by countries like Germany and Norway. Here is some practical information that you need to know when you are in Denmark.

Visa and Passport

You will need to have a valid passport to enter Denmark. Travelers from several European countries do not require a visa, but it would be advisable to get in touch with the Danish Embassy in your country and inquire if you require a visa or not.


The population of Denmark is over 5.4 million people; thus, the country only has a population density of 129.16 people per square kilometer. However, the density is not evenly dispersed, as there are other regions in Denmark that are less populated.


The Danish currency is known as the Danish kroner (DKK), and it is separated into one hundred Ore. The Danish coins have six different pieces: 50 ore, and 1, 2, 5, 10, and 20 kroner. They have five denominations of bills, which are: 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 kroner.  The value of 1 Kroner in US dollars is $0.165. This means US$1 is equivalent to 6.05DKK as of June 3, 2010.  Tourists should note that Denmark is not part of the EURO monetary system; however, some shops may have prices displayed in EURO as well as DKK.


The local currency is the Danish Krone (DKK)

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