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EU - Denmark

Event date: 11/04/2018

EU - Denmark

Denmark has been an EU member country since 1st January 1973.

Denmark is a constitutional monarchy. It has a representative parliamentary system with a head of government - the prime minister - and a head of state - the monarch - who officially retains executive power, although duties are strictly representative and ceremonial. The kingdom also comprises 2 autonomous constituent countries in the Atlantic, neither of which are EU members: the Faroe Islands and Greenland.

There are 13 members of the European Parliament from Denmark.

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Lars Løkke RASMUSSEN, Danish Prime Minister, gives a speech on the future of Europe during the plenary session, in Brussels

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