Denmark

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PRACTICAL INFORMATION

 

Currency - Business hours - Transportation - Internet - Basic conversation guide - Langages spoken


Currency

The currency is the Danish Krone (DKK), 1 DKK = 10 aures. The currency is issued in coins of 25 and 50 aures and of 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 crowns. There are also bills of 50, 100, 500 and 1000 crowns. The Danish Krone is not part of the Euro currency, or at least, not yet.

 

Automatic Teller Machines (ATM)
To find out the locations of ATMs in Denmark , click on the link to your credit card: Visa, Mastercard or American Express


Business hours

Banks open Monday to Friday from 9:30 / 10:00 to 16:30/17:00, they stay open later on Thursdays. Credit cards are accepted everywhere and cash machines are easy to find.



Transportation

Road
The road network is in good condition. The headlights of vehicles must be on 24 hours a day. It is necessary to pay attention to the numerous cyclists in the cities, to whom you must yield priority at intersections. Speed is limited to 50 kph in cities, 80 kph on main roads, and from 90 to 120 kph maximum on highways.



Rail
Good service, from the connection by bridge between Fionie and Seeland. The domestic network is well developed.


 


Internet

The Internet suffix is: .dk



Basic conversation guide

Yes = Ja
No = Nej
Thank you = Tak
Hello = Goddag
Goodbye= Farvel
I do not understand = Jeg forstår ikke
What's the price? How much does it cost? = Hvor meget koster den her?
I would like to buy ...= mean Jeg gerne have...
Do you accept credit cards? = Tager of the kreditkort?
Where is...? = Hvor er...?
Post office = Posthus
The bank = Bank
The police station, the police force = Politistation
The pharmacy = Apotek
An airport = Lufthavn
The station = Banegård
One ticket to..., please. =Jeg vil gerne have en billet til...
Would you have any available rooms for tonight? = Er der nogen ledige værelser for i nat?.

 


Languages spoken

Official language: Danish. Commercial languages: English, German, Danish. It is important to note that French is not used very often in this country. However, it is spoken in many of the larger, better-known hotels as well as in restaurants and certain shops.


Last modified in January 2006
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