It all began as early as 12500 BC, when traces of men engaging in hunting and fishing existed. It was only after the Ice Age that farming was considered as an occupation in the Neolithic Age around 3900 BC. Towns developed during the Iron Age period in 750 AD. Then the country got unified around 700 AD with the decline of Frankish empire.
Let us first begin with the Viking Age where Vikings began with their expeditions bringing in lots of cash, jewels from the neighboring places. The royal power came to an end with the death of Canute IV in 1086.Soon Christianity was introduced in Denmark following which a number of churches were constructed, communities formed, towns were built and people got baptized.More...
Denmark Flag History
Did you know that the Danish flag is one of the oldest recognized and used one? No other nation has managed to have a flag that is old. Surrounding by controversies like the design being a replicated one, it has managed to save its integrity. The flag is red in color with white cross which somewhat looks like the Red Cross sign.
It basically means that the country was divided or ruled by the Roman Empire but in reality it was never under the empire. So then why did the flag signify something like that? The answer is uncertain. Now the flag did undergo the so called changes over generations. Initially the nation had a split flag design which was recognized till 1856. Later in 1893 they changed the design and it looked like a square-ended one. Whatever, changes happened the essence and the purpose was left untouched.More...
Economic History Of Denmark
Denmark is situated alongside the Jutland Peninsula border somewhere in Northern Europe and in between Baltic ocean and North Sea. Germany and Danish isles also lie alongside the peninsula border. The total area is somewhere close to 43,069 sq. kms. Previously, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Sweden and many more were part of the Danish territories and separated into individual units following Napoleon’s defeat in 1814. The regional referendum forced North Schleswig to be part of Denmark thereby Denmark enjoying its union in 1944.
The Danish economy has been shaped due to many advantages that it faced. We all are aware that Denmark is one of the developed as well as richest nations in the world. It ranks seventh, with an income that is as close as $29.231.More...