The Danish protest pig is a rare breed of pigs originating in Denmark. In the 19th century, Prussians prohibited the use of the Danish flag so the farmers started to create a new breed that resembles their flag. The red-white pigs quickly became a symbol of Danish cultural independence.
The oldest amusement park is in Denmark. Bakken, located in Klampenborg, north of Copenhagen, opened in 1583 and is currently the oldest operating amusement park in the world. The park claims to have over 150 attractions, including a wooden roller coaster built in 1932.
Denmark charges a tax of 150% on all new car purchases.
In Denmark, if you are unmarried at 25, you’ll get cinnamon thrown all over you on your birthday.
Danish parents leave their kids on the curb while they go shopping, as they believe the fresh air is essential for health and development.
After Hitler ordered the deportation of Denmark’s Jewish population, Danish citizens organized a massive evacuation of the Jews to neutral Sweden, despite the risks. In the end, 99% of Danish Jews survived the Holocaust.
Hans Island is a disputed territory between Canada and Denmark. When the Danish visit, they leave a bottle of Schnapps for the Canadians. When the Canadians visit, they leave a bottle of Canadian Club for the Danish.
The Danish government built a scale replica of the nation of Denmark in Minecraft. Soon after, American players invade, smuggle in illegal TNT, blow up virtual Copenhagen, and redecorate with virtual American flags and propaganda.
There is a 100% tax on gasoline in Denmark.
People in Denmark both pay the highest taxes in the world and are the happiest people in the world, according to several surveys, have 6% unemployment and a nominal GDP that’s 25% higher than that of the United States.