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Last verified: Tuesday, 12. November 2019 at 07:23 AM

Denmark Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Travelling Denmark is (relatively) safe

Local Situation: 1.8 / 5

Travelling Denmark is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 4 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 1.8 / 5

Denmark shares a land border with Germany. For these two countries, the Advisory Index is 1.8.

Advice scoring history for Denmark

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Denmark.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Denmark from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 1.8 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Exercise increased caution in Denmark due to terrorism. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Denmark. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, ...

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/denmark-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: New Zealand

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Exercise increased caution in Denmark due to the threat of terrorism.

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/denmark

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta normal försiktighet - Danmark är allmänt taget ett tryggt resmål. Enligt den danska skyddspolisen PET (Politiets Efterretningstjeneste) är terrorhotnivån allvarlig. https://www.pet.dk/English.aspx

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/DK

Individual rating changes for Denmark

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Denmark. Most recent events first.

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Denmark changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Denmark with a rating of 2.0.

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The New Zealand government issued a new warning for Denmark with a rating of 2.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Denmark with a rating of 1.0.

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Denmark with a rating of 2.0.

About Denmark

Denmark with its capital Copenhagen is a country in Europe (Northern Europe), slightly less than twice the size of Massachusetts (43,094 km²). The country is located Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, on a peninsula north of Germany (Jutland); also includes several major islands (Sjaelland, Fyn, and Bornholm). The climate can be described as temperate; humid and overcast; mild, windy winters and cool summers. The landscape is low and flat to gently rolling plains. With a population of about 5.48 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Copenhagen
Population about 5.48 million
Size 43.094 km²
Size comparable to slightly less than twice the size of Massachusetts
Common languages Danish, German, English, Faroese
Currency Krone (short: DKK)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800/3G
International phone prefix +45
Internet Top Level Domain .dk
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 DK
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 DNK
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 208

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Denmark is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • air pollution
  • drinking and surface water becoming polluted from animal wastes and pesticides
  • nitrogen and phosphorus pollution of the North Sea
  • principally from vehicle and power plant emissions

Natural hazzards

  • flooding is a threat in some areas of the country (e.g., parts of Jutland, along the southern coast of the island of Lolland) that are protected from the sea by a system of dikes

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Denmark. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. chemicals
  2. clothing
  3. construction
  4. electronics
  5. food processing
  6. furniture
  7. iron
  8. machinery
  9. medical equipment
  10. nonferrous metals

Agriculture products

  1. barley
  2. dairy products
  3. fish
  4. pork
  5. potatoes
  6. sugar beets
  7. wheat

Danish Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Denmark.

Export products

  1. dairy products
  2. design
  3. fish
  4. furniture
  5. instruments
  6. machinery
  7. meat
  8. meat products
  9. pharmaceuticals
  10. windmills

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. consumer goods
  3. equipment
  4. foodstuffs
  5. grain
  6. machinery
  7. raw materials
  8. semimanufactures for industry

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Denmark?

Denmark is currently rated at 1,8 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 4 official sources. Travelling Denmark is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel Denmark in 2019?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Denmark.

How many travel advisories do you know for Denmark?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 4 individual sources for Denmark.

What is the size of Denmark?

Denmark has a size of 43,094 km² or 16,639 mi² which is slightly less than twice the size of Massachusetts.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.