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Denmark, officially the Kingdom of Denmark, is a sovereign state in Northern Europe. Denmark proper consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 named islands, with the largest being Zealand, Funen and the North Jutlandic Island. The islands are characterised by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate. The southernmost of the Scandinavian nations, Denmark lies southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and is bordered to the south by Germany. The Kingdom of Denmark also comprises two autonomous constituent countries in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark has a total area of 42,924 km2 (16,573 sq mi), land area of 42,394 km2 (16,368 sq mi), and the total area including Greenland and the Faroe Islands is 2,210,579 km2 (853,509 sq mi), and a population of 5.8 million.

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President Trump expressed interest in buying Greenland. But Denmark's government wasn't too excited by the idea. Seth Doane reports from Greenland.
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"This is a complete and total catastrophe," a former U.S. ambassador to Denmark said
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A man detained in Sweden on suspicion of being behind an explosion near a Danish government agency is to be handed over to Denmark, Swedish radio reported.
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From the smells of fried sugar to stomach-churning rides, there is just something about amusement parks that brings out the kid in us. And is there anything more..
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US media report that the president is interested in a purchase, though he may have been joking.
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Danish politicians on Friday poured scorn on the notion of selling Greenland to the United States, following reports that President Donald Trump had privately..
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Greenlanders have reacted angrily after reports emerged Donald Trump has repeatedly floated the idea of buying the island from Denmark. The US president has..
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The U.S. reportedly proposed buying Greenland from Denmark in 1946 for $100 million.
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Donald Trump is fond of bragging about his conspicuous wealth and buying power, plastering his name over buildings and gilding the elevators of Trump Tower. But..
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Denmark's government is considering strengthening controls at its border with Sweden after a bomb attack aimed at a government agency in Copenhagen that led to..
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Denmark's government is considering strengthening controls at its border with Sweden after a bomb-attack aimed at a government agency in Copenhagen led to two..
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A Swedish man has been arrested over an explosion at the Danish Tax Agency headquarters in Denmark. An international arrest warrant for another Swedish citizen..
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Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has formally apologized to abused care home victims, saying it was one of the country's darkest chapters. For 14 years, victims..
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Jyske Bank, the third-largest bank in Denmark, announced that it would lend homebuyers at an interest rate of -0.5% for a 10-year mortgage.
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