Denmark is Europe's oldest kingdom and its flag - the oldest European flag - was officially adopted in 1625. The red flag with a white cross is known as the Dannebrog, or Danish Cloth. According to Danish legend, the Dannebrog descended from the skies during a battle in Estonia on June 15, 1219.
All Danes enjoy free healthcare and free education through college, and Denmark consistently ranks among the happiest nations on Earth. --I didn't know that. I am in debt from my education and health, and it is a contributing factor to the deepening of the depression that I can't afford to treat.
(DENMARK) officially the Kingdom of Denmark is a sovereign state in Northern Europe, located south-west of Sweden, south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. The Kingdom has two autonomous constituent countries in the North Atlantic Ocean, the Faroe Islands and Greenland. At 43,094 square kilometers (16,638.69 sq mi), and a population of around 5.6 million
The flag of Sweden was officially adopted on June 22, 1906. The off-centered yellow cross (The Scandinavian Cross) is taken from the Danish flag. The yellow and blue colors are taken from the national coat of arms.
Valdemar’s Day; Denmark; June 15; Commemorates the victory of King Valdemar’s troops on June 15, 1219, over the Estonians. The Danish flag miraculously floated down from heaven on this day. Observed nationwide: flags fly everywhere, and pageants recreate the original events.