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Danish Facts

Capital: Copenhagen
Population: 5 million
Time: GMT +1 EST +6 Sept/Oct - March.
          GMT +2 EST +7 late March - Sept/Oct.

Business hours:

Banks: 9.30 am - 4 pm Mon - Fri. (9.30 am - 6 pm Thu).
Government offices: 8 am - 4 pm Mon - Fri.
Commercial offices: 9 am - 5.30 pm Mon-Fri.

Entry and exit: Most visitors require a passport, but no visa for a stay up to 3 months in Scandinavian countries combined. If a stay of over 3 months is expected, apply to the Directorate for Aliens not later than 2 weeks before the 3 months have expired.

Public holidays:

New Year January 1,
Maundy Thursday April 4,
Good Friday April 5,
Easter Monday April 8,
General Prayer Day May 3,
Ascension Day May 16,
White Monday May 27,
Constitution Day June 5,
Christmas Day December 25,
Boxing Day December 26.
Health regulations: No certificate of vaccination or innoculation is required.

Customs: Visitors from European countries outside the EC may import: 200 cigarettes, 1 litre spirits or 2 litres of fortified or sparkling wine; 2 litres of table wine; 50 grams of perfume.

International airports: Copenhagen: Kastrup 6 miles
(10 km). Aarhus: Tirstrup 25 miles (40 km). Billund.
International calls: Country code: 45.

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