Denmark is a nation located on the Jutland Peninsula in Northern Europe. It borders Germany to the south, and Sweden across the Kattegat in the northeast. Denmark is noted for its press freedom and high standards of living. Its capital and largest city is Copenhagen.
The confederation of Denmark-Norway was a major power in the Northern Europe during the 16th and 17th centuries. Denmark allied with France in the Napoleonic Wars, and in the Battle of Copenhagen the British destroyed the Danish fleet.