Geography in Denmark

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Geography in Denmark


The continent: Europe
  
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Area in Denmark


Surface area

42 922 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 131 in the world of 233 (44,21%); 30 place in Europe from 53 (45,28%)
0,391 % (0,078 % annual) ↗
min: 42 890; max: 43 090; max-min: 200 (0,464%); mid: 42 990;
-68 (-0,158%)

Land area

42 262 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 130 in the world of 230 (43,91%); 30 place in Europe from 52 (44,23%)
0,398 % (0,080 % annual) ↗
min: 42 230; max: 42 430; max-min: 200 (0,471%); mid: 42 330;
-68 (-0,161%)

Territorial waters

660 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 114 in the world of 153 (26,14%); 30 place in Europe from 38 (23,68%)

Land use in Denmark


Land area

42 262 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 130 in the world of 230 (43,91%); 30 place in Europe from 52 (44,23%)
0,398 % (0,080 % annual) ↗
min: 42 230; max: 42 430; max-min: 200 (0,471%); mid: 42 330;
-68 (-0,161%)

Agricultural land

62,21 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 37 in the world of 208 (82,69%); 7 place in Europe from 46 (86,96%)
0,510 % (0,102 % annual) ↘
min: 61,74; max: 74,58; max-min: 12,84 (17,21%); mid: 68,16;
-5,95 (-9,57%)
26 290 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 109 in the world of 209 (48,33%); 21 place in Europe from 46 (56,52%)
0,114 % (0,023 % annual) ↘
min: 26 090; max: 31 600; max-min: 5 510 (17,44%); mid: 28 845;
-2 555 (-9,72%)
0,467 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 91 in the world of 207 (56,52%); 19 place in Europe from 46 (60,87%)
1,42 % (0,285 % annual) ↗
min: 0,467; max: 0,694; max-min: 0,227 (32,77%); mid: 0,580;
-0,114 (-24,37%)

Arable land

57,55 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 2 in the world of 206 (99,51%); 1 place in Europe from 46 (100%)
0,846 % (0,169 % annual) ↘
min: 53,41; max: 66,25; max-min: 12,84 (19,39%); mid: 59,83;
-2,28 (-3,97%)
24 561 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 76 in the world of 206 (63,59%); 17 place in Europe from 46 (65,22%)
1,43 % (0,285 % annual) ↘
min: 22 810; max: 28 410; max-min: 5 600 (19,71%); mid: 25 610;
-1 049 (-4,27%)
0,433 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 21 in the world of 206 (90,29%); 11 place in Europe from 46 (78,26%)
0,853 % (0,171 % annual) ↗
min: 0,427; max: 0,621; max-min: 0,194 (31,20%); mid: 0,524;
-0,091 (-21,11%)

Forest area

14,49 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 144 in the world of 205 (30,24%); 36 place in Europe from 45 (22,22%)
4,48 % (0,896 % annual) ↘
min: 12,81; max: 14,49; max-min: 1,67 (11,54%); mid: 13,65;
0,836 (5,77%)
6 122 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 133 in the world of 206 (35,92%); 34 place in Europe from 45 (26,67%)
4,10 % (0,820 % annual) ↘
min: 5 432; max: 6 122; max-min: 690 (11,27%); mid: 5 777;
345 (5,64%)
0,108 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 149 in the world of 204 (27,45%); 38 place in Europe from 45 (17,78%)
1,88 % (0,376 % annual) ↘
min: 0,103; max: 0,110; max-min: 0,0067446 (6,15%); mid: 0,106;
0,0015778 (1,46%)

Terrestrial protected areas

18,33 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 80 in the world of 204 (61,27%); 28 place in Europe from 44 (38,64%)
2,35 % (0,471 % annual) ↘
min: 10,53; max: 18,33; max-min: 7,80 (42,55%); mid: 14,43;
3,90 (21,28%)
7 792 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 116 in the world of 202 (43,07%); 29 place in Europe from 44 (36,36%)
0,0003248 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 77 in the world of 202 (62,38%); 21 place in Europe from 44 (54,55%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Denmark


Length of land borders

140 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 152 in the world of 166 (9,04%); 39 place in Europe from 46 (17,39%)

Number of Neighbors

1 [?] (2015)
(descending): 142 in the world of 164 (14,02%); 37 place in Europe from 45 (20%)

Coastline

7 314 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 17 in the world of 191 (91,62%); 7 place in Europe from 38 (84,21%)

Elevation in Denmark


mean elevation

34 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 158 in the world of 163 (3,68%); 40 place in Europe from 41 (4,88%)

lowest point

-7 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 48 in the world of 73 (35,62%); 21 place in Europe from 23 (13,04%)

highest point

171 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 210 in the world of 232 (9,91%); 48 place in Europe from 52 (9,62%)

Main parameters in Denmark


Population

5 676 002 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 113 in the world of 233 (51,93%); 22 place in Europe from 53 (60,38%)
2,26 % (0,452 % annual) ↘
min: 4 579 603; max: 5 676 002; max-min: 1 096 399 (19,32%); mid: 5 127 803;
548 200 (9,66%)

Surface area

42 922 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 131 in the world of 233 (44,21%); 30 place in Europe from 53 (45,28%)
0,391 % (0,078 % annual) ↗
min: 42 890; max: 43 090; max-min: 200 (0,464%); mid: 42 990;
-68 (-0,158%)

Population density

134,48 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 85 in the world of 230 (63,48%); 20 place in Europe from 52 (63,46%)
2,78 % (0,555 % annual) ↘
min: 108,84; max: 134,48; max-min: 25,64 (19,06%); mid: 121,66;
12,82 (9,53%)

Population growth rate

0,575 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 151 in the world of 216 (30,56%); 14 place in Europe from 49 (73,47%)
22,71 % (4,54 % annual) ↘
min: -0,073; max: 0,803; max-min: 0,876 (109,15%); mid: 0,365;
0,210 (36,53%)

Surface area

0,756 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 87 in the world of 233 (63,09%); 20 place in Europe from 53 (64,15%)
2,71 % (0,543 % annual) ↗
min: 0,756; max: 0,942; max-min: 0,186 (19,70%); mid: 0,849;
-0,093 (-12,27%)