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Public holidays in Denmark

Danish Public Holidays

Denmark is officially called the Kingdom of Denmark. This Nordic Country is located in Northern Europe and the southernmost country among Scandinavian nations. It is located southwest to Sweden and south to Norway. It shares its border with Germany in the south, Baltic Sea in the east, and the North Sea in the west. Denmark with the large welfare stand among the developed countries of the world. According to a survey held in 2006 and 2007, Denmark is the happiest nation in the world. Denmark is a democratic country in which people elect a parliament and all decisions for the future of the country is taken by the elected Prime Minister.

Holidays in Denmark 

FridayJanuary 01New Year’s DayNytårsdag
ThursdayApril 01Maundy ThursdayThursday before Easter Sunday
FridayApril 02Good FridayFriday before Easter Sunday
MondayApril 05Easter MondayMonday after Easter Sunday
SaturdayMay 01May DayA holiday for the certain sector of the workforce
SundayMarch 14Mother’s DayMonday after Easter Sunday
FridayApril 30General Prayer DayThe 4th Friday after Easter
ThursdayMay 13Ascension Day40 days after Easter
MondayMay 31Bank HolidayBanks are closed
SaturdayJune 05Constitution DayGovernment and Banks. Optional in Private Sectors
SundayJune 20Father’s DayCelebrated on Constitution Day
MondayMay 24Whit Monday7th Monday after Easter. Also, known as Pentecost Monday
FridayDecember 24Christmas Eve DayJuleaftensdag
SaturdayDecember 25Christmas DayFirst Day of Christmas
SundayDecember 26Second Day of ChristmasCelebrated n 26th of December
FridayDecember 31New Year’s EveBanks are closed

New Year’s Day in Denmark

New Year’s Day in Denmark is celebrated on January 01, according to Gregorian Calendar just like the rest of the world.

Maundy Thursday in Denmark

April 18, is celebrated as Maundy Thursday in Denmark. This day is held on the Thursday before Easter Sunday. It is a public holiday and celebrated very warmly.

Good Friday in Denmark

April 19, Frida before Easter Sunday is known as Good Friday or Blessed Friday. In the kingdom of Denmark, this day is declared a public holiday, learn more

Easter Monday in Denmark

Easter Monday is celebrated after Easter Sunday on April, 22. This is purely a Christian event and which is observed as a public holiday like many other countries, learn more…

May Day in Denmark

May 01, is observed as May Day or Labour Day. This day is celebrated to show respect to the services of the Man Power in the whole world, learn more…

Mother’s Day in Denmark

May 12, Monday after Easter Sunday is celebrated Mother’s Day. This day is held to show the appreciation to all motherly figures, learn more…

Ascension Day in Denmark

May 30, Thursday is celebrated as the Ascension Day in Denmark. This day is celebrated after 39 days and on the 40th day after Easter, learn more…

Bank Holiday in Denmark

Bank Holiday in Denmark is held on May 31st, this day is a holiday for banks when all banks remain closed for the general population, learn more…

Constitution Day in Denmark

June 05, is held as Constitution Day in Denmark. This day is held in the honor of the Danish Constitution because the constitution of 1849 and 1953 are signed on this day of their respective years.

Father’s Day in Denmark

June 05, is celebrated as Father’s Day in Denmark. This day is celebrated on constitution day of Denmark. This day honors the all fatherly figures, learn more…

Whit Monday in Denmark

June 10, is celebrated as Whit Monday in Denmark. This day is held on 7th Monday after Easter. Also, known as Pentecost Monday. Being a purely Christian event this day is celebrated very respectfully, learn more…

Christmas Eve in Denmark

December 24, is celebrated as Christmas Eve in Denmark. It is also known as Juleaften, and the main event of Jul, learn more…

Christmas Day in Denmark

December 25th is celebrated as Christmas Day in Denmark. This day is very important for the Christian community and celebrated very warmly with joy, learn more…

Second Day of Christmas in Denmark

Second Day of Christmas in Denmark is held on December 26th. This day is also known as “Boxing Day” on this day servants get Christmas Present or “Christmas Box” from their masters, learn more…

New Year’s Eve in Denmark

December 31st is celebrated as New Year’s Eve in Denmark. This day is a big party and Danes celebrates the concerts and heavy fireworks, learn more…

Boxing Day in Denmark

December 26, is held a boxing day in Denmark. On this day the servants presented a gift from their master as Christmas Present also referred Christmas Box.

Fact and Figures about Denmark

All fact and figures about Denmark are listed below. Take a look in order to know about them.

Capital of Denmark

Copenhagen is the national capital of Denmark. With the population consisting of 777,218 inhabitants, it is the most populous city in the country.

Prime Minister of Denmark

Mr. Lars Løkke Rasmussen is the acting Prime Minister of Denmark. He is overall 25th Prime Minster and took office in 2015, on June-28. Under the constitution, the PM in Denmark also serves as the head of the government.

Population of Denmark

In 2017, the estimated population of Denmark was about 5.749 million which is equivalent to 0.07% of the total population of the world. It is ranked on 115th position in the world’s most populated countries.

Flag of Denmark

The national flag of Denmark is consisting of Red color with the White Scandinavian Cross.

Currency of Denmark

The national currency of Denmark is Danish Krone. The official code for the currency is DKK and the most commonly used symbol is kr.

Religion of Denmark

The most prominent religion f the country is Christianity in which 67.4% are Luther Christian, 2.0% are Orthodox, 1.3% are Catholic, and 7.5% are other. While other 0.5% are Muslims and 0.5% are Baddish.

Dialing Code of Denmark

The international dialing code of Denmark is +25.

Crime Rate of Denmark

Denmark has a crime index 23.60 and safety index 76.40 in the world.

Famous Airport in Denmark

Denmark is situated in Northern Europe and deals with many local and international flights on a daily basis. Some of the busiest airports in Denmark are Aalborg Airport / Air Transport Wing Aalborg which serves Aalborg / Nørresundby city located in the North Jutland region, Aarhus Airport which serves Aarhus city located in the Mid-Jutland region, Aars Airport which serves Aars city located in the North Jutland region, Billund Airport which serves Billund city located in the South Denmark region, and Bornholm Airport which serves Bornholm.

Top Destinations of Denmark

Denmark is a Scandinavian nation. It is gone through many changes from centuries but still packed with stunning sceneries. There are several places that worth visiting such as Ribe, Gilleleje, Elsinore, Aalborg, Roskilde, Skagen, Bornholm, Odense, Aarhus, and Copenhagen

Area of Denmark

The total area of Denmark is about 42,933 sq. kilometers.

GDP of Denmark

In 2017, the estimated GDP of Denmark was about 324.9 billion US dollars which is equivalent to 0.52% of the world’s total economy.

Sports of Denmark

The most loved sport in Denmark is football. While some other sports such as golf, basketball, handball, cycling, boxing, motor sports, boxing, and rugby are also played here.

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