Catholic Church


Kingdom of Denmark (Denmark)


Also known as: Dänemark (Deutsch), Dinamarca (español, Português), le Danemark (français), Danimarca (Italiano), Dania (polski, latine), Danmark (dansk), 丹麥 (正體中文), デンマーク (日本語)

Dependencies: Faroe Islands Faroe Islands, Greenland Greenland

Continent: West Europe

Capital: Copenhagen

Area: 42,434 km²

Population: 5,605,948

Patron Saints: Saint Ansgar, Saint Canute IV

Saints: 8 Saints, 2 Blesseds

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Religions: Evangelical Lutheran (official) 76%, Muslim 4%, other (denominations of less than 1% each, includes Roman Catholic, Jehovah's Witness, Serbian Orthodox Christian, Jewish, Baptist, and Buddhist) 20%

Languages: Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic (an Inuit dialect), German (small minority)

Ethnic Groups: Danish (includes Greenlandic (who are predominantly Inuit) and Faroese) 86.7%, Turkish 1.1%, other 12.2% (largest groups are Polish, Syrian, German, Iraqi, and Romanian)

Motto: Guds hjælp, Folkets kærlighed, Danmarks styrke (Danish) (God’s help, the love of the people, Denmark’s strength)

Neighbouring Countries: Norway Norway, ↗ Sweden Sweden, ↓ Germany Germany

Jurisdictions (2): Dioceses Diocese (1), Apostolic Exarchates Apostolic Exarchate (1)

Roman Rite (1): København

Ukrainian Church (1): Deutschland und Skandinavien

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Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Denmark Archbishop James Patrick Green (71)

Conference of Bishops: Conferentia Episcopalis Scandiæ Link Bishop Czeslaw Kozon (70)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Commissio Episcopatuum Communitatis Europææ (COM.E.C.E.) Link Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (63)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Archbishop Gintaras Linas Grušas (60)

as of 2022.01.18

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