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Denmark is a Nordic country in Northern Europe with almost 6 million inhabitants by 2022. Denmark is a constitutional monarchy, together with Greenland and the Faroe Islands they form the Kingdom of Denmark. European Denmark is the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries, lying southwest of Sweden, south of Norway, and south of the Denmark's only land border is Germany. The capital of Denmark is Copenhagen (Danish: København), other major cities of Denmark are Aarhus, Aalborg, Roskilde, and Odense. Denmark is a member of the European Union, but not of the Eurozone; the currency is the Danish krone (Dansk krone). Denmark is a founding member of NATO, the Nordic Council, the OECD, OSCE, WTO and the United Nations.

Danske spillekort - spillekort Danmark

In Danish, playing cards are called spillekort and playing cards have been used in Denmark since the 15th century. In the beginning playing cards for Denmark were mostly imported from Belgium or France. Later Danish playing card production-monopoly was issued by the Danish King to Fridrich Jacobsen and later Danish playing cards were made by Jacob Holblad from Sweden. The Holblad family received a royal license from the Danish Crown to produce playing cards in Denmark. In 1892 the Danish playing card factory of the Holmblad Dynasty in Copenhagen was closed. The playing card with Danish patterns were then made by foreign playing card factories in Austria, Belgium, England, or Germany. The preferred playing cards in Denmark are French-suited playing cards ♣ used in the standard international deck of 52 cards, based on English playing cards. Beloved card games in Denmark are Kasino, Bridge, Texas Holdem Poker, Whist, and Hjerterfri the Danish version of Hearts.

Handa Spillekort

The principal playing card manufacturer in Denmark today is Handa Spillekort. Handa playing cards has 70 years of experience in the production and sale of good, original playing cards. These Danish playing cards by Handa Spillekort are in great demand both in Denmark and abroad. Handa standard Danish playing cards made by Handa, the original Handa spillekort for the quality-conscious card player.

Other popular brands of playing cards in Denmark are COPAG, Cartamundi, Modiano, and Piatnik. has the perfect deck of Danish playing cards for playing card lovers from Denmark.