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Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen: why Danes are the world's happiest people

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By Euronews
Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen: why Danes are the world's happiest people

<p>Cold, dark and wet: welcome to Copenhagen in December. On the face of it the city would be the last place you would think of calling the world capital of joy. </p> <p>But the bleakness and dreariness belies a deep-seated contentment that has earned Denmark the title of happiest country in the world for the past two years.</p> <p>That is the verdict of a <a href="http://issuu.com/earthinstitute/docs/worldhappinessreport2013_online" rel="external">UN commissioned survey</a> of some 156 nations. In this edition of Reporter, Valerie Zabriskie tries to find out just what it is that makes the Danes so happy.</p>