Are the country names the same in all languages? It can be a hard reality to discover, that each mother tongue actually has its own name for country. This is no different for countries and nationalities in Danish as you’ll soon discover.
When you visit another country and look at a map, you’ll notice that place names have changed. Even cities can have different names than what you’d expect. For example, the capital city of Denmark is Copenhagen to the western world but is København (koh-ben-how) to the Danish.
This article will guide you through each continent, providing a list of country names in Danish.
Note: There are 195 officially recognized countries in the world and we simply couldn’t add every single nation. If you’d like to see a country or nationality added to any list below, please add a comment!
A Closer Look At Denmark
- Denmark joined the European Union (EU) in 1973.
- Denmark is a member of NATO.
- Denmark is a part of Scandinavia.
- In the Danish language, Denmark is called Danark.
- A person from Denmark is called a Dane.
- The capital city of Denmark is Copenhagen (København)
- As the country is a part of the EU, they use the Euro.
- Denmark was home to the Vikings!
Geographically, the Danish Republic is divided into five parts:
- Capital Region of Denmark
- Region Zealand
- Region of Southern Denmark
- Central Denmark Region
- Region of Northern Denmark.
Denmark is located on a peninsula in the North Sea.
The country is mostly flat with some small hills. Its land was formed during the last Ice Age by glaciers.
The climate in Denmark is a moderate, maritime climate with average temperatures in summer being around 61°F (16°C) in summer and 32°F (0°C) in winter.
Danish is spoken by about 6 million people the world over.
Danish is most similar to Norwegian and shares many pronunciations with Swedish.
Now it’s time to dive into languages, country names and nationalities in Danish. What is your country name in Danish I wonder?
What Are The Continents Called In Danish?
Most of us learned the seven continents of the world growing up so it’s only fair to learn them in Danish too! You can even sing the famous 7 Continents Song in Danish to practice!
What Are The Countries And Nationalities In Danish Called?
Let’s see what the Danish call some of the more well-known countries. We’ve separated them into regions across the world so it’s easier for you to find the nation you’re looking for! After this section, we’ll take a look at what the Danes call different nationalities.
North American Countries
Bet you didn’t realize there are actually four countries in North America! Poor Greenland. It’s always forgotten.
Caribbean Country Names
There are obviously waaaay more countries in this region, but we just don’t have space to fit in the 700 islands and other nations.
|Dominican Republic||Dominikanske republik|
Don’t forget about Central America! Often placed as a part of South America, this region has its own uniqueness. Here are all seven countries of Central America.
|Costa Rica||Costa Rica|
|El Salvador||El Salvador|
South American Country Names
These are the more commonly known countries in South America.
Officially, there are 54 nations in Africa. We’ve included the most widely known countries.
Europe is home to the most studied nations in the world. Here is our list of European countries in Danish.
Due to its incredible size, we’ve separated Asia into different regions to find the information more easily.
|Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka|
Finally, Australia! More commonly known as Oceania, this continent is much more than just Australia. Take a look!
|New Zealand||New Zealand|
|Papua New Guinea||Papua Ny Guinea|
What Nationalities In Danish?
Just like for country names, the Danes have their own way to describe where people are from that may differ from what you’d expect. Although some are still the same as English. It’s important to understand these concepts when learning a new language. What is your nationality in Danish and what are the most common nationalities around the world?
Ways To Discuss Nationalities In Danish
We thought you’d appreciate this additional information to discuss nationality with people. It’s always nice to ask people about where they are from as it can improve relationships.
How To Ask ‘Where Are You From?’ In Danish
- Where are you from? Hvor er du fra?
- Where do you come from? Hvor kommer du fra?
- What is your country of origin? Hvad er dit oprindelsesland?
How To Respond To ‘Where Are You From?’ In Danish
- I am from… Jeg er fra…
- I come from… Jeg kommer fra…
- I am … Jeg er …
- My country of origin is… Mit oprindelsesland er…
- I live in… Jeg bor i…
Asking Where Someone Else Is From
- Where is he from? Hvor er han fra?
- Where is she from? Hvor er hun fra?
- What country is he from? Hvilket land er han fra?
- What country is she from? Hvilket land er hun fra?
- He is from… Han er fra…
- She is from… Hun er fra…
- He is (Greek) Han er græker
- She is (Greek) Hun er græker
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