Denmark

A Scandinavian country in Northern Europe, Denmark comprises the Kingdom of Denmark, together with Faroe Islands and Greenland. It has a total area of 16,640 sq mi and a population of about 5,557,709 as of October 2010.

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Geography
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What body of water surrounds Copenhagen?

Copenhagen is not surrounded by water. However, it is bordered on its eastern side by the ├śresund strait, which connects the Baltic to the North Sea.

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Denmark

What languages are spoken in Denmark?

Danish
They speak danish.
You learn English in all danish schools. So people in Denmark do understand and speak a little English. Some better than others.
First of all, Danish people. Not all, but it's being taught in public schools along with German.
Danish, English, German, and French and other
The only official language in Denmark is Danish, spoken by around 90% percent of the population, while the two most common foreign languages spoken there are English and German.
Some sections of the Danish population may speak Dutch as a first language, but the primary language for Denmark is Danish.
most people who live in the land of europe speak fernch
There is a very small German-speaking minority in southern Jutland, there are also small numbers of emigrants and refugees spread out over the country who speak a number of other languages such as Turkish, somali and others.

All danish children are tought English and German in school, most danes are fairly fluent in English, and many are also taught french. Ofcause how proficient they are, depends on the individual.
Traditionally four languages are spoken:

  1. Danish
  2. Faroese (primarily on the Faroe Islands)
  3. Inuit (primarily on Greenland
  4. German (primarily in the South of Jutland)

Many Danish people also speak English as a second language. Since mass immigration started in the 70's, languages like Turkish, Serbo-Croatian, Urdo and Arabic have gained significant ground.
Danish is the national language, but there are so many languages spoken in Denmark, it's incredible. English and German are compulsory in most public schools. In private schools, a wider range is offered. Then there are all the languages of the people who have come to Denmark as refugees or just moved for work or the pleasure of it.
Danish.
Danish.
Danish
Danish
People in Denmark speak Danish.
The national language of Denmark is Danish.
YOu must be thinking of :

1} Danish in Denmark proper

2} Faroese on the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic

3} Eskimo on Greenland

... note however that there is a German speaking minority in southern Jutland.
primarily: Danish
Danish
The whole population in Denmark talk speak Danish
The most common language is Danish(dansk) which is spoken by the danes.
That's danish.
English.
The national language of Denmark is Danish, a Scandinavian language belonging to the North Germanic group of Indo-European languages.
Recognised languages:

Denmark proper : 99% Danish mother tongue, 1% German

Greenland : Eskimo (/Danish)

Faroe Islands : Faroese (which is a language descending from Old Norse spoken by the Vikings. Today it's closest to Norwegian) /Danish.

+ of course a host of immigrant languages.
Danes speak Danish. In their language it is called Dansk.
The official language is Danish.
Mostly Danish, a minority also speak German there.
The only official language of Denmark is Danish. However, the majority speaks English too, and a great deal also speaks German and/or French.
Danish is the only official language.
Danish as our mother tongue, is the only language we speak everyday, but many Danes are fluent in English as well :) We also take either German or French classes in school (German being the most common language)
Danish.

It is (just like English) one of the Indo-european languages. Danish is like Swedish and Norwegian also one of the Northern Languages.
Danish
Danes speak Danish.
Danish, which is a Germanic language so closely related to Norwegian and Swedish that speakers can have a conversation using each their own language.
The native language of Denmark is Danish.

(But many people speaks German and English.)
Danish people speak Danish.
Danish

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Women's Health
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Is surrogacy legal in Denmark?

Yes!

Altruistic surrogacy is legal in Denmark, but commercial surrogacy is strictly prohibited. Since prohibition of commercial surrogacy limits the options for both surrogate mothers and intending parents, people from Denmark can always opt for surrogacy abroad.

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Where did the danish people come from?

Denmark.

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Is Denmark hot or cold?

The country is hot in the summer, and VERY cold in the winters.

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Why are people from Denmark called Danish?

They aren't. People from Denmark are called Danes, their language is Danish, and when you refer to culture from Denmark it is called Danish culture. In the Danish language: Danish = Dansk, and Danes = Danskere.

If you are confused about the relation between danish the pastry, and Danish the ethnicity, the answer is that Danish settlers to America made it popular in the States, which is why Americans call that sort of pastry, "danish".

A more etymological (sp?) reason for why Danish are called Danish in English, is because that's what the Germans call "danskere", too. English and German aren't all that foreign to each other, after all.

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Copenhagen
Moscow

Which is furthest north Moscow Aberdeen or Copenhagen?

Copenhagen

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Is Denmark in Scandinavia?

yes

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How many days of school does Denmark have?

Exactly 200 per year.

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What is a name for someone that lives in Denmark?

a Dane

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What is the capital of Denmark?

What is the capital of danamark

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National Emblems

What is Denmarks national flower?

The Marguerite Daisy

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What was the Name of the danish parliament before 1953?

its called the Rigsdag

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Monarchy
Spanish Armada

Who is the king or queen of Denmark today?

the Monarch of Denmark is Queen Margrethe II, Born 16 April 1940, Reigned 14 January 1972 - present

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What capital city stands on zealand and amager islands?

Denmark

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Name Origins
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Is Steenberg a Danish surname?

Could be...

But I think it is Dutch.

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What is the name of currency used in Denmark?

Danish Crowns or Danske Kroner (DKr.)

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Monarchy

Does Denmark have a queen?

Yes Denmark has a queen: Queen MARGRETHE II (since 14 January 1972).

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What are the human features of Denmark?

All of the stores and roads, Farming, Cars

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Royal Family
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Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages

How old is Prince Christian of Denmark?

Prince Christian of Denmark is 5 years old (birthdate: October 15, 2005).

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What color is the stocking cap traditional worn by Danish men?

Blue

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World War 2
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When did the Nazi occupation happen in Denamark?

The Nazi occupation was from April 9, 1940, and lasted until German forces withdrew at the end of World War II in May 1945.

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Mapping and Cartography
Borders and Boundaries

What country has a land border with Denmark?

The only country that has a land border with Denmark is Germany.

However, there is a road and rail tunnel connecting it to Sweden.
Only Germany to the south.

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Is Denmark a hot country?

Very hot, Rraaarw =)

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Bodies of Water

Why is the Denmark strait called the Denmark strait if it's not near Denmark?

Because Denmark Claimed it first

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