11 facts about Denmark, which you might not know about

Denmark is often believed to be one of the happiest countries in the world, but why is that so? To start with, the Danes live in the country with a temperate climate due to the warm Gulf Stream. Denmark is a relatively small country with an area of 42,931 km², which is pitifully small if to compare with Russia, which has an area of 17,100,000 km².
Danes pay high taxes, but in return receive high-quality medical care, and what is more important it is free of charge. Do you know what other things in Denmark are free? Higher education. Colleges, higher schools, medical schools are all free of charge.
Below you will find even more interesting facts about the wonderful country of Denmark.