Denmark is the southernmost country of the Scandinavian countries. It has an area of 43,094 km2 and is located in the south-west of Sweden and south of Norway. Whereas, to the south it is bordered by Germany.
The Danish government signed the Schengen agreement in 19 December 1996 and started its implementation on 25 March 2001. However, Denmark is currently one of the six Schengen countries with reintroduced border checks due to the security situation in Europe and threats resulting from the continuous significant secondary movements.
The Nordic country has a population of 5,785,864 residents who have one of the highest standards of living, not only in Europe, but in the whole world as well.
In 2017, it received 152,467 visa applications. Figures show that Denmark has received 1 million more tourists in 2017, in comparison to 2014.