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Location: Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, on a peninsula north of Germany
Population: 5.2 million (1995 estimate)
Capital: Copenhagen
Comparative area: Slightly more than twice the size of Massachusetts
Religions: Evangelical Lutheran 91 percent, other Protestant and Roman Catholic 2 percent, other 7 percent (1988)
Landscape:  Low and flat to gently rolling plains; small kingdom almost surrounded by water; consists of a peninsula and 482 nearby islands; Greenland, off the northeastern coast of Canada, is a province of Denmark even though it lies 1,300 miles away
Recognized by International Olympic Committee: 1905

Source: Knight-Ridder/Tribune

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