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Denmark: Geography#

LocationNorthern 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)
Geographic Coordinates56 00 N, 10 00 E 56.0,10.0
Area total: 43,094 sq km
land: 42,434 sq km
water: 660 sq km
note: includes the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea and the rest of metropolitan Denmark (the Jutland Peninsula, and the major islands of Sjaelland and Fyn), but excludes the Faroe Islands and Greenland
We are unable to verify those figures from Factbook, since the 6 main sources we used for checking give different figures as follows:
Factbook: 43094
DBpedia: 42895
Geoname: 43094
Infoplease: 43094
Britannica: 43098
Wolfram: 43094

Attempted Explanation: Please help us to try to explain the discrepancies by sending us helpful information to office@global-geography.org
Land boundariestotal: 140 km
border countries: Germany 140 km
Coastline7,314 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Lammefjord -7 m
highest point: Mollehoj/Ejer Bavnehoj 171 m
Highest Mountains
Terrainlow and flat to gently rolling plains
Natural Hazardsflooding 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
Natural Resourcepetroleum, natural gas, fish, salt, limestone, chalk, stone, gravel and sand
Land Usearable land: 57.99%
permanent crops: 0.09%
other: 41.91% (2011)
Climatetemperate; humid and overcast; mild, windy winters and cool summers
Irrigated Land4,354 sq km (2007)
Renewable Water Resources6 cu km (2011)
Environment_CurrentIssuesair pollution, principally from vehicle and power plant emissions; nitrogen and phosphorus pollution of the North Sea; drinking and surface water becoming polluted from animal wastes and pesticides
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Air Pollution, Air Pollution-Nitrogen Oxides, Air Pollution-Persistent Organic Pollutants, Air Pollution-Sulfur 85, Air Pollution-Sulfur 94, Air Pollution-Volatile Organic Compounds, Antarctic Treaty, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Marine Life Conservation, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands, Whaling
signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements
Large CitiesCopenhagen; Arhus; Odense; Aalborg; Frederiksberg
Important Cities
Geography-notecontrols Danish Straits (Skagerrak and Kattegat) linking Baltic and North Seas; about one-quarter of the population lives in greater Copenhagen
Important Rivers
Important Lakes