Denmark is The Oldest Kingdom in the World. Denmark is one of the Scandinavian countries. Denmark, officially the Kingdom of Denmark, is the smallest of the five Nordic countries if to exclude its offshore territories, and the largest if to include them. Tourists in Denmark are mainly people from neighboring countries such as Sweden, Norway and Germany as well as visitors from The Netherlands. Though one must agree that the main attractions differ greatly. German tourists are attracted mainly by sandy beaches, while people from Sweden and Norway often come for the relative metropolitan Copenhagen, and many young Scandinavians are attracted by the cheap prices and easy access of beer and alcohol. Denmark is the oldest kingdom in the world and the home of Hans Christian Andersen and due to such a famous writer Denmark is often called a 'Fairytale country'.