In Denmark, each event is delivered through a unique and close cooperation between three parties: Sport Event Denmark, the host city and the National Federation. The host city contributes in the areas of funding, logistical support and promotion of the event. Eight of the most active host cities form a Sport Event Alliance.
Denmark is a small country with all the advantages of being small. Nothing is far away, transport is easy both for touring around Denmark and for getting to and from the country. And it’s a global country with the advantages of being part of the European Union.
54° and 58° of latitude north and 8° and 15° of longitude east.
In addition to Denmark itself, the kingdom also includes the Faroe Islands and Greenland.
Rio de Janeiro: 15h
43,098 square kilometres (excluding Faroe Islands and Greenland)
Coastline totalling 7,314 km
407 islands of which 79 are inhabited
Largest islands: Zealand on which the capital of Copenhagen is situated, Funen and the North Jutland Island.
Population: 5,447,084 (2007)
Governance: Royal Monarchy
Climate: Temperate climate zone
Currency: Danish Crownes (Dkk)
Languages primarily spoken: Danish, English, Swedish, German, French
Sports Clubs: Estimated 15,000
Members of Sports Clubs: Estimated 1.7 mio
Great Danish Athletes: Laudrup brothers – Michael and Brian (Soccer), Caroline Wozniacki (Tennis), Michael Maze (Table Tennis), Tine Rasmussen (Badminton), Jesper Bank (Sailing), Wilson Kipketer (Athletics), Tom Kristensen (Motor Sports), Andreas Helgstrand (Equestrian) and many more.
National Flag: Dannebrog
National Anthem: “Der er et yndigt land” (Meaning: “I know a lovely land”)
Jump to Danish Sites:
NOC and Sports Confederation of Denmark: www.dif.dk
Team Danmark: www.teamdanmark.dk
Anti Doping Danmark: www.antidoping.dk
Visit Denmark: www.visitdenmark.com
Denmark Officially: www.denmark.dk