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Denmark–Romania relations


Denmark–Romania relations

Danish-Romanian relations
Map indicating locations of Denmark and Romania



Denmark–Romania relations refers to the

  1. ^ Government of Denmark. "Danmarks ambassade Bukarest".  
  2. ^ Government of Romania. "Embassy of Romania — Copenhagen".  
  3. ^  
  4. ^ "Landefakta Rumænien". Government of Denmark (in Danish).  
  5. ^  
  6. ^ a b "Brief historical review of political and diplomatic relations". Romanian embassy in Copenhagen. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "The Romanians and Denmark during WWI". The Romanian Postal History. Retrieved 30 May 2011. 
  8. ^ "Protocol on payments". 11422 (11422).  
  9. ^ Law and contemporary problems (37).  
  10. ^ "Agreement on the mutual promotion and guarantee of investments" (20625).  
  11. ^ "Agreement concerning the promotion and reciprocal protec" (33153).  
  12. ^ Astrid Hamberger. "The Romanian Refugee Case in Denmark".  
  13. ^ "Tre gange så mange rumænere til Danmark på tre år".  
  14. ^ "Joint Implementation: The first Danish project in Eastern Europe".  
  15. ^ "Margrethe vil besøge rumænske gadebørn".  
  16. ^ "Statsministeren besøger Rumænien og Bulgarien" (in Danish). Statsministeriet. 3 September 2003. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  17. ^ "Romanian President Ion Iliescu to visit Denmark in March". Associated Press ( 15 January 2004. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  18. ^ "Statsministeren besøger Rumænien, Bulgarien, Kroatien, Cypern og Malta" (in Danish). Statsministeriet. 29 August 2006. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 


See also

In May 2000, Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik visited Romania. During their visit, they visited the orphanage Sfanta Macrina which is run by DanChurchAid.[15] Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited Romania in September 2003. During his visit he met Prime Minister of Romania Adrian Năstase.[16] Romanian President Ion Iliescu visited Denmark in 2004.[17] In 2006, Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited Romania, to make a speech at the annual meeting of the Romanian ambassadors.[18]

High level visits

In 2003, Denmark and Romania agreed to cooperate on a climate project, the first Danish project in Eastern Europe. The project assists Romania with replacing wood waste products for new technology, to provide heating to the poor regions of Romania.[14]


From 1975 to 1989, the number of Romanian asylum applications in Denmark totaled 505.[12] In 2008, 246 Romanians immigrated to Denmark while in 2011, 710 Romanians immigrated to Denmark. In three years, Romanian immigration rose 289 percent.[13]

During World War II, when Nazi Germany invaded Denmark, the relations between Denmark and Romania were suspended. In 1946, relations were re-established.[6] In 1965, a payments agreement was signed.[8] In 1967, an economic, industrial and technical cooperation agreement was signed.[9] In 1980 and in 1994, both countries signed an investment agreement.[10][11]

During the World War I, Denmark opened two prisoner-of-war camp. The reason was to protect, heal and recover the Romanian prisoners.[7]

In 1879, two Romanian statesmen under Carol I of Romania, visited Denmark, establishing the official relations between Denmark and Romania. In 1880, Denmark opened the first consulate in Bucharest, to help Romanians settle in Denmark. The city of Aarhus was the first city, Romanians immigrated to. Diplomatic relations between Denmark and Romania were established on 13 April 1917.[6]



  • History 1
  • Cooperation 2
  • High level visits 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

[5].NATO and European Union Both countries are members of the [4] In 2008, Danish export to Romania amounted 1,644 million DKK, while Romanian export amounted 475 million DKK.[3]

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