What country owns Greenland and Iceland?
Kingdom of Denmark
What lies in the south east of Greenland?
Geography and geology The Greenland Sea is bounded to the west by the island of Greenland, and to the south by the Denmark Strait and Iceland. To the southeast, behind the Jan Mayen island (Norway) lies the vast expanse of the Norwegian Sea, of which Greenland Sea may be considered an extension.
What is the national bird of Norway?
The white-throated dipper
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What is the national bird of Switzerland?
What is Switzerland’s national dish?
What is the motto of Switzerland?
Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno
What language do the Swiss speak?
Can you live in Switzerland only speaking English?
Yes, absolutely. There are some people coming to live here without speaking any of the local languages or English. If you intend to live well, you will want to learn the local (depending on where you want to live) language.
Why does Switzerland have 4 languages?
The Germanic Alemanni conquered northern Switzerland and brought their language ” a forerunner of today’s Swiss German dialects ” with them. These different territorial dominions are the reason that four national languages are spoken in this relatively small country: German, French, Italian, and Romansh.
Do the Swiss have their own language?
Switzerland has four national languages: German, French, Italian and Romansh. English, though not an official language, is often used to bridge the divides, and a significant proportion of official documentation is available in English.
Is English spoken in Switzerland?
English is the most common non-national language and is regularly spoken by 45% of the population in Switzerland. English is more widespread in the German-speaking part of the country than in Italian- and French-speaking regions (46% vs 37% and 43% respectively).
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