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Environment of Denmark

In Denmark, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 5.4% of the total energy use. Denmark emits 7.2 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Denmark is 28.


Total land area of Denmark is 43,094 km2 (approx. 16,639 mi²). 6120 km2 of Denmark's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 14% of all the land in the country.

Issues Denmark faces

Currently Denmark faces various issues, including air pollution, principally from vehicle and power plant emissions, nitrogen and phosphorus pollution of the North Sea, drinking and surface water becoming polluted from animal wastes and pesticides.