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Culture of Denmark

People in Denmark speak the Danish language. The linguistic diversity of Denmark is vaguely diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Denmark is 0.1049. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 86.9% of Denmark's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Denmark. The rate of urbanization in Denmark is considered to be 0.5. According to data on inbound tourists in Denmark, 8,557,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.

National anthem

The national anthem of Denmark is called 'Der er et yndigt land', which in English means 'There is a Lovely Country'. It was adopted in 1835. The lyrics have been written by Adam Oehlenschläger and the music has been composed by Hans Ernst Krøyer.

Fast food

The first McDonalds in Denmark was opened on 15 April 1981, and it was located in Vesterbrogade 2D, Copenhagen. At the moment Denmark has 88 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 18% of the population of Denmark are obese.

Alcohol consumption

Each year, the people of Denmark consume 1 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 37.7% beer, 48.2% wine, 14.1% distilled spirits, 0% other alcohol.

National dish

One of the most popular national dishes of Denmark is stegt flæsk. Other national dishes include bøfsandwich.