Fun Facts About Denmark

"Collection of Fun Facts about Denmark - Funny Danish Laws"

Fun facts about Denmark - Strange traffic laws

In Denmark it's illegal to start a car while someone is under the vehicle, and before starting car you must check lights, brakes, steering and honk your horn.

You can't leave your broken car on the side of the road without marking it with a red, reflecting triangle.

Car drivers in Denmark must be very careful if a horse drawn carriage will try to pass your car. If the horse becomes nervous, the car owner is required to stop the car, and if necessary even cover car with something.

Headlights of your car in Denmark must be ON all the time in order to distinguish it from parked cars.

Very old law that say - When you drive car, you must send someone in front of your car with a red flag to warn horse drawn carriages that a motorcar is coming this direction. (Of course this is not true nowdays!)

In Denmark it's illegal not to report police when a person has died, and you'll be fined with 20 Danish krone (If they will find you :-).

Very useful law for saving the environment. You must pay a special fee each time you purchase plastic or glass bottle. This money will be returned upon return of the bottle to any of supermarkets.

Another great Danish law for any tourists. At the inn no one can be charged for food unless, this person by his/her own opinion, is "full". Also restaurants can not charge for water unless it's served together with ice or a lemon slice.

Did you know that carport added to a building will increases the value of the building.

Fun facts about Denmark - Flag of Denmark

It's a crime to show disrespect to Danish flag.

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If you are the foreigner. You are not allowed to rise the flag of your own country in the garden. You can rise the flag of your country only together with Danish flag. The Danish flag should be hoisted first and lowered last.

You should know that if the Danish flag is hoisted to half of the potential height of the flag pole reflect grief and mourning.

The Danish flag should never be fastened, displayed, used, or stored in such a manner as to permit the Flag to be easily torn, or damaged in any way.

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Danish flag news - Interesting Facts. 
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Fart Limit 
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Not Illegal to escape from jail 
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Did you know? 
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Angela from Kentucky 
I was an exchange student in Roskilde, DK and was told that it is illegal to turn away anyone who comes to your home asking for water or a toilet.

Hit Swedes with a stick 
Very old law says, that if the Swedish cross the frosen sea you can hit them with a stick

Hans Christian Andersen :) 
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The happiest people in world 
The Danes are the most happy people in world. This is proved by tests. :-)

true facts about danish people 
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Beats the swedish with sticks! 
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Interesting facts about LEGOs 
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The crazy fact about Denmark 
In Denmark it is illegal not to eat a Danish bagel on the first Thursday of every month.

Denmark - A cycling nation 
Denmark doesn't have easy access to transportation, SO THEY RIDE BIKES EVERYWHERE.

The little mermaid 
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Corruption in Denmark 
Did you know that Danmark is the country in the world with least corruption.

Hans Christian Andersen. Denmark Facts. 
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Illegal in Denmark 
It is illegal to show other people that are not in your family any body parts except for head, thighs, arms, and legs.

Hair/hat needle on busses 
By an old law in Denmark, it is forbidden for women to wear a hair/hat needle more than 10 cm. long, when traveling with public busses or trains.

Emma and Marc getting married 
Marc and emma paynter made love and made a couple of young fishes and got married in denmark.

The proud danes 
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First Lollypops 
i like lollypops and the first lollypop was made in denmark

Louise 
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Official language in Denmark? 
in Denmark the official language spoken there is danish other languages is German, Greenlandic, and Faroese.

EVERYTHING. 
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it can't touch the ground either ! 
the danish flag is not allowed to touch the earth as making the flag dirty is dishonoring it!

Faroe Islands Whale 
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Texas 
The texas flag hangs out of the cars of many faithfull texasens and well i think its cool that you cant do that in denmark

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