A 1,000-year-old kingdom of 16,000 square miles (41,000 square kilometers) in Northern Europe with a population (1994) of a little more than 5 million. The Faroe Islands (population 47,500) and Greenland (population 57,000) belong to Denmark. Manufacturing and farming are the principal occupations. The teachings of Luther were introduced into Denmark during the early part of the sixteenth century. In 1536, after a series of civil struggles, Lutheranism became the state religion. More than 95 percent of the people are members of that church. Seventh-day Adventist Statistics. The territory of Denmark constitutes the Danish Union of Churches, including the Faroe Islands, with Greenland as a separate mission, both within the Trans-European Division. It is divided into two local conferences. St...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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