Flag of Denmark: photo, history and meaning

The flag of Denmark is the sign of the country and contains certain historical certificates about events in the past. Symbols, almost always painted in different colors and contain certain images, what are the responsible dates for residents of the country and demonstrate to their cultural, religious, or political inheritance.

So the modern flag of Denmark looks like: photo

Flag of Denmark

History flag of Denmark

The Danish flag is considered one of the old signs of the country in the world. There is a legend that says about the origin of the flag of the Danish kingdom, dated by the beginning of the XIII century. In 1219, the Army of Danish King Waldemar II was located near the beggar of the captured settlement near Kolyvani.

After a while on June 15, 1219, the detachments of the inhabitants of medieval Estonia were attacked by the Danes army – Esta. The attack was very unexpected for some parts of the Danish detachments, as a result, they needed to move away. Bishops in finding out protection from the Highest climbed to the Budgorm and began to ask for help in their own prayers.

Suddenly, as if the magic would have fallen from heaven with a hussy cloth of red with a white cross shown on it. Danes took it as God’s help and suitable signs. It helped the fighters to pick up the strength and defeat the pagans. Since that time, Victory Days over the elas in the battle of Kolyvan is considered the birthday of the State Flag.

Believing the symbol of the country of God gratuitously, Danes dubbed his DanNobrog, and once a year June 15 can be to see flags on the streets of cities. In the summer in the garden of the Danish king, which is located in Tallinn, make a festive performance in honor of Dannebrog. In coordination with the legend, an iron knight standing in the garden indicates the place where the canvas came down from heaven.

In coordination with the legal procedure, the Denmark flag was approved by law on May 1, 1893.

Flag of the Kingdom of Denmark only once undercovered configurations. In the 2nd half of the 90s of the XIV century, Queen Denmark Margaret I issued a decree on combining Sweden, Norway, and Denmark in the squid ulya. Then the 3rd crown appeared on the flag in the left corner. In the first half of the 20s of the sixteenth century, Sweden separated from Denmark, and at the end of which Norway disconnected in 1814. The flag lost the crown and accepted the personal modern view that came to this day.

Navy flag Denmark:

Flag of Denmark-2


The flag of the Kingdom of Denmark has a panel red color with the image of the White Scandinavian Cross. The ratio of the parties of the rectangular canvas form 28:37. The vertical line of the Cross is shifted to the left side of the flag, while the horizontal is located in the center.

Danish Dannobrog became the first sign, on which the image of the Scandinavian Cross appeared.

Scientists are confident that the shape of the cross, symbolizing Christianity, is due to the vertical placement of the flag. At first, he was attached to the means of a horizontal stock for a small side. Purchasing a modern appearance, the symbol of the country was inverted by 90 degrees.

Colors flag of Denmark

The State Flag of Denmark contains two colors:

  1. Red-painted country flag background
  2. White – vertical and horizontal strip of the Scandinavian cross.

Denmark flag color value

An image of a white cross on the flag of Denmark symbolizes the country’s religion – Christianity. A similar symbol can be found on flags of other countries, such as Norway, Iceland, Finland, Sweden, and the Faroe Islands.

The red color on the background of the flag of Denmark testifies:

  • Valor;
  • Bravery;
  • Strength – which in due time has shown residents of the country to protect their own kingdom from the invasion of the Zabigorny invaders.

Some scholars of the same ideas adhere to that the State Flag of Denmark was reckoned with Germany, where the new time was a military banner.

In the midst of historians, there is a 2nd version of the origin of the flag of Denmark. They suggest that the state symbol was rented from the Order of John. The formation of the composition of the canvas in a degree influenced the banner of the Roman kings. But the inhabitants of the kingdom believe in a common legend about the origin of the flag of Denmark.

Royal Stand Danie

To date, the version of the Royal Standard Denmark was presented on 16 December 1972, when the Queen of Margret II accepted a new appearance of his personal coat of arms.

Royal Stand Danie

Royal Stand – Flag of Denmark with a tail of a swallow, which shows the coat of arms of the monarch in a white square. The central square is 32 parts of the flag with an aspect ratio of 56:107.

Non-specialized information about Denmark

Official language Danish
Capital Copenhagen
Territory 43 094 km2
Population 5 822 763 people
Currency Danish Crown (DKK, code 208)
Telephone code +45 (Denmark), + 298 (Faroe Islands), + 299 (Greenland)
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