Monday, 28 December 2015

DENMARK - Kongeriget Danmark

Denmark DanishDanmark) is a country in Northern Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. Denmark is part of Scandinavia, together with Sweden and Norway. The Kingdom of Denmark is a sovereign state that comprises Denmark and two autonomous constituent countries in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark proper has an area of 43,094 square kilometres (16,639 sq mi), and a population of 5,699,220 (October 2015). The country consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 named islands, of which around 70 are inhabited. The islands are characterized by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate.

These beautiful covers sent by my good friend Peter Christiansen from Coppenhagen, the capital city of Denmark. He specially instructed the postal staff in postmarking center for perfect postmarks. He is an advanced philatelist too, so did the work as dedicated. The stamps gifted by Holger , my another good friend from Belgium. Thank You very much Peter and Holger for the perfect covers.

This is my first cover from Denmark sent by Peter.

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