Inhabitants: 5,564,219 • Area: 43,075km2 • Longitude/Latitude: 10° and 55 ° • East to West: 452 km • North to South: 368 km • The capital: Copenhagen Denmark
Zone: Temperate zone • Denmark consist of Jutland, Fynen and Zealand • Highest and lowest points: Ejer bavnehøj and Lammefjord Denmark’s Climate
Neighbouring countries to Denmark: Germany, Sweden and Norway • Greenland and Faroe Island • Denmark is in Europe • Islands: 443 named islands • Bridges: Small Belt, Great Belt and Øresund Denmark
The capital • Inhabitants: 548,433 • Area: 88,25km 2 • Known for: The little Mermaid -Tivoli -Strøget Copenhagen
Between 800 and 1066 AD. The word Viking means a pirate raid. The Vikings were famous for sailing and trading. The Vikings were in Canada around 1000 AD. The word ”Berserk” comes from terrifying Viking warriors.
They were able to travel, conquer and bring new materials to Denmark. • They fill a lot in Danish history. • They had a big influence in Europe. • Harald Bluetooth, who was the last Viking King, changed the Danish religion from pagan to Christian. The Vikings are Important to Us because:
Gorm the Old • Harald Bluetooth • Svend Twobeard • Erik the Red Famous Vikings
Christian 4th Christian 4th
Christian 4thwas the Danish King. He is famousbecause of his buildings and wars. His firstwifewas Anne Cathrine of Brandenburg. The secondwifewas Kirsten Munk.
Christian 4th He was the king from 1577 to 1648. Christian wascrownedwhenhewas11. He inheritedalot from Frederik 2nd.
Wars He foughtmanywars, but lost every single one. Some of the warswas: The KalmerWar The 30 Years' War And the TorstensonWar.
Buildings He built a lot of famousbuildings: The Round Tower The castle of Rosenborg The King’s Garden The castle of Christianborg Børsen (Stock Exchange)
Buildings The Round Tower Børsen (Stock Exchange) The castle of Christianborg
The castle of Rosenborg The King's garden
Anne Cathrine Anne Cathrine was Christian 4th's firstwife. She had 6 children. Shewasqueenfrom1597-1612.
Kirsten Munk Kirsten Munk was the secondwife of Christian 4th. Shelived from 1598-1658 Shewasharsh. From 1615-1628 shewasqueen. Christian'slefthand.
The Danish Flag is called Dannebrog. • Dannebrog means The Flag of the Danes, and it is a national symbol. • Dannebrog is the oldest national flag in the world. The Danish Flag
Dannebrog is red with a white cross Dannebrog
June 15th 1219 - The Battle by Lyndanisse (Talinn, Estonia, ) The Battle by Lyndanisse waswon by the Danish king, and the flag still meansa lot to the Danish Royal Family. The legendaboutDannebrog
April 16th 1940 • Becamequeen 1972 • She is verycreative • Her children • Sisters • Otherlanguages • They live differentplaces from everyseason Queen Margrethe II
Married to Margrethe II (The Queen) • Born in Talence, Gironde, France • Henrik has writtenmany poems in his nativelanguage.(French) • 77 years old • Speaks French, Danish, English, Mandarin Chinese and Vietnamese. Prince consorthenrik
Full name. • The Crown Prince wasborn. • Frederiks fatherand mother. • He became Crown Prince of Denmark. • Sydney Olympics in 2000. • The wedding. • Children. Crown Prince Frederik
Children • Speaks Danish, French, English and German. • Prince Joachim resides at Schackenborg Manor in southern Jutland. • Joachim married Miss Marie AgatheOdileCavallier, who in connection with the marriage became Princess Marie of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat. Later they divorced. Prince Joachim
Her name. • Born and died. 1353-1412. • Margrethes father and mother. • King Haakon 6. of Norway. • Olaf 2nd of Denmark and 4. of Norway. • Regent of Norway and Denmark. • King Albert of Mecklenburg. Margaret
Christiansborg The Danish Parliament
June 5th , 1849. • Constitution • Frederik 7th was King before democracy was established. • Moltke was the first Prime Minister. Frederik 7th Adam Wilhelm Moltke From absolutism to democracy
Constitution changed in 1866,1915,1920 and 1953. Women allowed to vote in 1915. Changes
Discuss • Vote • Queen signs New laws
NATO membershipsince 2. World War. EU membershipsince2ndOct. 1972. EU and NATO
179 members • 2 memberselected in Greenland, 2 in Faroe Islands • 8 political parties • First female Prime Minister
Denmark has very few natural resources. • The Danish economy is very dependent on the international trade. • The Danish currency is called “Kroner” (Crowns). • Denmark has the highest taxation in the world. • Denmark is in European Union. • Denmark is importing and exporting mainly from other EU-countries. • Denmark is the leading producer of wind turbines. Trade and Industry
Denmark is producing oil and gas from the North Sea. • Denmark is producing 38% of the world’s wind turbines. • Denmark also has a lot of beef and pork which is mainly sold to Germany. Production
Maersk is the biggest Danish company. • It has activities in 130 different countries. • It has 108,000 employees. • 300 vehicles. • Maersk owns the biggest container ships in the world. (The Triple E-Vessels) • Maersk’s biggest ships only produce half the CO2 normally produced by so big ships.
Biggest technical company in Denmark. • Founded in 1925 17thNovember . • Made a big jump from batteries to loudspeakers, microphones and not-battery radios. • B & O’s televisions. • Known for stylish design for products. • Spread all over the world • Many Danish families have or have had a B & O televison.
Lego factory and Legoland are both situated in Billund. • Lego (the toy) is made up of small plastic bricks. • Lego has made a lot of other things like movies, board games and video games. • The inventor of Lego (the toy) was called Ole Kirk Christiansen (7th April 1891 – 11th March 1958). • The family Kirk Christiansen owns the company Lego.
Vestas Wind Systems A/S is a Danish company, which is making wind turbines. • It is the largest in the world! • Vestas was founded by Peder Hansen in 1945. • They have made more than 44,000 wind turbines in 30 years. • Vetsashad at the end of 2010, 23,250 employees internationaly. • Vestas has installed over 41,000 wind turbines in 63 countries on five continents.
Municipality of Kolding Our town
Kolding is 218km². • All in all 605km² • There lives around 57,000 people. • Kolding is the 7th largest town in Denmark. Facts about Kolding
The pedestrian area. • There are cafés where you can have your lunch. • The mall Kolding storcenter. Kolding centre and the mall
The indoor pool • It is near our school. • You can have swimming lessons there and lots of fun. The indoor pool
It is now a museum. • Christian the 4th lived there. The old castle
Kolding Realskole. • There are around 950 students. Our school
You can swim on a hot summer day. • At our harbour there are a lot of ships and boats. The beach and the harbour