Top 10 Denmark facts Selected as the most interesting among geography related questions in Geography quiz Which large island did the USA try to buy for $100,000,000 in 1946?Greenland. On 8 April 1941, the United States occupied Greenland in order to defend it against a possible invasion by Germany. After the end of WW2, the United States wished to keep the island for strategic reasons and offered $100,000,000, but Denmark refused to sell.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Scandinavia facts » What is the elevation of the highest point in the kingdom of Denmark?Approx 3700 m (12000 ft). Gunnbjørn Fjeld is Greenland's highest mountain. It is a nunatak, a rocky peak protruding through glacial ice. The mountain is named after Gunnbjorn Ulfsson, the Viking who was the first European to reach Greenland.Created by: Sandesh SumnathGreenland facts » What is the name of the first Viking who became the King of England?Sweyn Forkbeard the King of Dennmark and Norway in 1013 after many tries finally has conquered British soil and announced himself as the King of England. Another Vikings that became the King of England were his son Cnut and William the Conqueror.Created by: NinjaiVikings facts » Which island in the Baltic Sea is the largest?Zealand. The area of the Danish island of Zealand is 7031 km2. Swedish Gotland has an area of 3144 m2, Bornhom Denmark 588 km2, and Usedom 445 km2.Created by: Tschukaislands facts » Where is Copenhagen?At point 4. Copenhagen faces the Øresund to the east, the strait of water that separates Denmark from Sweden, and which connects the North Sea with the Baltic Sea. The Swedish towns of Malmö and Landskrona lie on the Swedish side of the sound directly across from Copenhagen.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Scandinavia facts » Which countries are called Scandinavian countries?Sweden, Norway, Denmark. The term Scandinavia always includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.Created by: DevNorway facts » If the whole of Scandinavia was one country, how populous would that be?26 million (as much as Jakarta). The combined GDP of Scandinavia would make it the 13th economic power in the world, about equal to Russia and India.Created by: globalquiz.orgdemography facts » Who Discovered Magnetic Field? Hans Christian Oersted. Danish physicist and chemist Hans Christian Oersted (1777-1851) discovers in 1820 that electric current affects a compass needle and create magnetic fields. He was the first scientist to find the connection between electricity and magnetism. He is remembered today for Oersted's Law. Created by: Tschukadiscoveries facts » What city is the capital of the Faroe Islands?Thorshavn. Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands.Created by: TschukaAtlantic Ocean facts » The Order of the Elephant is the highest-ranked honour of ...Denmark. It has origins in the 15th century, but has officially existed since 1693, and since the establishment of constitutional monarchy in 1849, is now almost exclusively used to honour royalty and heads of state.Created by: Ninjaiorders facts » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.