Extreme points of Denmark


Extreme points of Denmark

This is a list of the extreme points of Denmark: the points that are farther north, south, east or west than any other location.

Latitude and longitude

Jutland Peninsula

This includes only land on the Jutland peninsula – land that is part of mainland Europe:

* North : Skagen, North Jutland (coord|57|44|N|10|35|E|type:landmark_region:DK|name=Skagen (North))
* South : Padborg, South Jutland (coord|54|58|N|9|21|E|type:landmark_region:DK|name=Padborg (South))
* West : Blåvandshuk, Ribe (coord|55|34|N|8|5|E|type:landmark_region:DK|name=Blåvandshuk (West))
* East : Grenå, Århus (coord|56|27|N|10|37|E|type:landmark_region:DK|name=Grenå (East))Following a flood in 1825, the northernmost part of Jutland is actually an island.

European Union

This includes only land in the European Union, excluding Greenland and the Faroe Islands:

* North : Skagen, North Jutland (coord|57|44|N|10|35|E|type:landmark_region:DK|name=Skagen (North))
* South : Gedser, Storstrøm (coord|54|34|N|11|58|E|type:landmark_region:DK|name=Gedser (South))
* West : Blåvands Huk, Ribe (coord|55|34|N|8|5|E|type:landmark_region:DK|name=Blåvands Huk, Ribe (West))
* East : Østerskær, Christiansø (coord|55|19|N|15|11|E|type:landmark_region:DK|name=Østerskær (East))

All territories

Danish territory includes the island of Kaffeklubben, the northernmost permanent piece of land on earth. There are several temporary gravel banks marginally further north, such as Oodaaq, but these are not included here.

* North : Kaffeklubben Island, Greenland (coord|83|40|N|31|37|W|type:landmark_region:GL|name=Kaffeklubben Island (North))
* South : Gedser, Storstrøm (coord|54|34|N|11|58|E|type:landmark_region:DK|name=Gedser (South))
* West : Cape Alexander, Greenland (coord|78|10|N|73|8|W|type:landmark_region:GL|name=Cape Alexander, Greenland (West))
* East : Østerskær, Christiansø (coord|55|19|N|15|11|E|type:landmark_region:DK|name=Østerskær (East))

Altitude

* Maximum :
** European Union : Møllehøj, 170.86 m (coord|55|58|37.88|N|9|49|34.42|E|type:landmark_region:DK|name=Møllehøj (highest))
** Faroe Islands : Slættaratindur, 882 m (coord|62|18|0|N|7|0|0|W|region:FO_type:mountain|name=Slættaratindur (highest))
** Greenland : Gunnbjørn, 3700 m (coor dms|68|55.170|0|N|29|53.912|0|W|type:mountain_region:GL|name=Gunnbjørn (highest))
* Minimum : Lammefjord, -7 m

See also

* Extreme points of Europe
* Extreme points of the world
* Geography of Denmark


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