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Denmark–Italy relations


Denmark–Italy relations

Denmark-Italy relations
Map indicating locations of Denmark and Italy



Denmark–Italy relations refers to the bilateral relationship between Denmark and Italy. Denmark has an embassy in Rome, and Italy has an embassy in Copenhagen.[1][2] Both countries are members of EU and NATO.


  • History 1
  • Trade 2
  • Cultural relations 3
  • Visits 4
  • References 5


The first treaty between Denmark and Italy, was signed on 19 July 1873.[3] On 21 May 1885, an agreement on reciprocal relief was signed.[4]


In 1951, Denmark and Italy had a large surplus in trading balance. Italian imports, amounted 130 million DKK. Italian exports amounted 203 million.[5] In 2008, Danish exports to Italy, amounted 17,3 billion DKK, and Italian exports amounted 20,7 billion DKK.[6]

Cultural relations

Denmark and Italy signed a cultural agreement in 1956. The association Società Dante Alighieri has two committees in Denmark. There are Italian language studies at three Danish universities.[7]


Alfredo Mantica visited Denmark in October 2009; this was the first time that an Italian politician visited Denmark, and also the first bilateral discussion between Italy and Denmark that are not discussed in Brussels, Belgium.[8]


  1. ^ "Danish Embassy in Rome". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. Retrieved July 13, 2010.  (Danish) (Italian)
  2. ^ "Italian Embassy in Copenhagen". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy. Retrieved July 13, 2010. 
  3. ^ The Consolidated treaty series 146
  4. ^ Treaty series; publication of treaties and international engagements registered with the Secretariat of the League 147–148
  5. ^ Denmark: economic and commercial conditions in Denmark.  
  6. ^ Danish Foreign Affairs: Italy (Danish)
  7. ^ "Cultural relations" (Italian)
  8. ^ "First Italian bilateral visit to Denmark for eight years". The Copenhagen Post. October 13, 2009. Retrieved July 13, 2010. 
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