• John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


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.

Kongeriget Danmark


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Further Reading

  1. Statistical Information: Danmarks Statistik (Sejrøgade 11, 2100 Copenhagen Ø.) was founded in 1849 and reorganized in 1966 as an independent institution; it is administratively placed under the Minister of Economic Affairs. Chief: N. V. Skak-Nielsen. Its main publications are: Statistisk Årbog (Statistical Yearbook). From 1896; Statistiske Efterretninger (Statistical News). Statistiske Månedsoversigt Monthly Review of Statistics), Statistisk hårsoversigt (Statistical Ten-Year Review).Google Scholar
  2. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Danish Foreign Office Journal. Commercial and General Review.—Denmark. 1961.—Economic Survey of Denmark (annual).—Fads About Denmark. 1959.—Haestrup, J., From Occupied to Ally: the Danish Resistance Movement. 1963Google Scholar
  3. Bibliograft over Danmarks Offentlige Publikationer. Institut for International Udveksling, Copenhagen. AnnualGoogle Scholar
  4. Danta polyglotta. Annual Bibliography of Books... in Foreign Languages Printed in Denmark. State Library, Copenhagen. AnnualGoogle Scholar
  5. Kongelig Dansk Hofog Statskalender. Copenhagen. AnnualGoogle Scholar
  6. Brynildsen, F., A Dictionary of the English and Dano-Norwegian Languages. 2 vols. Copenhagen, 1902–07Google Scholar
  7. Danstrup, J., History of Denmark. 2nd ed. Copenhagen, 1949Google Scholar
  8. Johansen, H. C., The Danish Economy in the Twentieth Century. London, 1987Google Scholar
  9. Krabbe, L., Histoire de Danemark. Copenhagen and Paris, 1950Google Scholar
  10. Miller, K. E., Denmark. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1987Google Scholar
  11. Nielsen, B. K., Engelsk-Dansk Ordbog. Copenhagen, 1964Google Scholar
  12. Trap, J. P., Kongeriget Danmark. 5th ed. 11 vols. Copenhagen, 1953 ff.Google Scholar
  13. Vinterberg, H. and Bodelsen, C. A., Dansk-Engelsk Ordbog. Copenhagen, 1966Google Scholar
  14. National Library: Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen. Librarian: P. Birkelund.Google Scholar

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