Kongeriget Danmark (Kingdom of Denmark)
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. First organized as a unified state in the 10th century, Denmark acquired approximately its present boundaries in 1815, having ceded Norway to Sweden and its north German territory to Prussia. Denmark became a constitutional monarchy in 1849.


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Further Reading

  1. Statistical Information: Danmarks Statistik (Sejr0gade 11, 2100 Copenhagen 0.) was founded in 1849 and reorganized in 1966 as an independent institution; it is administratively placed under the Minister of Economic Affairs. Its main publications are: Statistisk Årbog (Statistical Yearbook). From 1896; Statistiske Eflerretninger (Statistical News). Statistiske Mänedsoversigt Monthly Review of Statistics), Statistisk tiårsoversigt (Statistical Ten-Year Review).Google Scholar
  2. Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Various fact sheets about Denmark.Google Scholar
  3. Dania polyglotta. Annual Bibliography of Books… in Foreign Languages Printed in Denmark. State Library, Copenhagen. AnnualGoogle Scholar
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  9. National library: Det kongelige Bibliotek, P.O.B. 2149, DK-1016 Copenhagen K. Director: Erland Kolding Nielsen.Google Scholar
  10. Årbog for Fœrøerne. Annual.Google Scholar
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  13. Wylie, J., The Faroe Islands: Interpretations of History. Lexington, 1987Google Scholar
  14. The Greenland Home Rule Authority has published since 1989 Greenland/Kalaallit Nuntiat: Statistical Yearbook.Google Scholar
  15. Gad, F., A History of Greenland. 2 vols. London, 1970–1973Google Scholar
  16. Miller, K. E., Greenland [Bibliography]. Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1991Google Scholar
  17. Greenland National Library, P.O. Box 1011, DK-3900, NuukGoogle Scholar
  18. Greenland Statistical Office, Nuuk.Google Scholar

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