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This map shows the regions
of the world where Danish is commonly spoken (red circles).
Danish comes from the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages
and the subbranch of North Germanic languages. Danish is most
closely related to modern Swedish.
Both Danish and Swedish share many similarities with Old Norse
and the three modern languages descended from Old Norse: Norwegian,
Icelandic, and Faroese.
|Daniel M. Short originally created this
map and the other Indo-European language charts for his website at http://www.danshort.com/.
I reproduce these images here with the author's permission, but they are
copyrighted by Daniel Short as of 2002. These charts should not be reproduced
or reused without Mr. Short's approval. You may contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information. These images are not public domain.