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Denmark Introduction - 2004
SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now the EU) in 1973. However, the country has opted out of certain elements of the European Union's Maastricht Treaty, including the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and issues concerning certain justice and home affairs.
NOTE: The information regarding Denmark on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Denmark Introduction 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Denmark Introduction 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.