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Kingdom of Denmark


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Area: 43,092 sq km

The most southerly of the Scandinavian countries. See separate entries for Faeroe Islands and Greenland, which are autonomous regions of Denmark.

Population: 5,481,283    Annual Growth: 0.24%

Capital: Copenhagen

Urbanites: 87.2%

HDI Rank: 16 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)


Peoples: 32 (25% unreached) All peoples
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card

Official language: Danish    Languages: 13 All languages


Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr

Challenges for Prayer

There is a shortfall of pastors, especially for Free Churches of all types. Even with a number of fresh and new ministries and church planting efforts, many evangelical congregations, especially those without a pastor, are in stagnation or even decline. Pray for the provision of capable, godly leaders and for the revitalization of these evangelical congregations.

Quest for spirituality. Much of the obvious growth in spirituality in recent years has not led Danes to Christian faith and the Church. Pray that their spiritual search will lead more Danes to genuine Christian belief. Pray also that the Church will become effective and creative in reaching out to seekers.

     For an additional 5 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Denmark.