Denmark seems to have quite a nice reputation abroad. A place many people dream of visiting. And throughout the years the Danes have in fact made some positive impressions - internationally seen. Hans Christian Andersen was Danish. Kronborg - the castle where William Shakespeare’s drama about Hamlet took place - lies in Helsinore (Helsingør) Denmark. The Little Mermaid sits on a stone in the harbour of Copenhagen. And then there are a few industrial success stories like Bang & Olufsen (Luxury electronics), LEGO and Mærsk Line, one of the largest shipping companies in the world. When it comes to sports the Danes can also play a larger role. Soccer and handball seems to be national-sports whenever the national teams qualify for something big. Denmark even won the European Soccer Championship once. Back in 1992, but as they won over their German neighbours, they make sure those glory days are never forgotten!

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