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Locale Code: da-DK

The locale code represents Danish language in Denmark.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive da-DK locale data for Denmark
Country NameDenmark
Country Name (Local)Danmark
Country Flag🇩🇰
Country Area43094 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)DK
Language NameDanish
Language Name (Local)dansk
Language Code (ISO 639-1)da
RegionNorthern Europe
Capital NameCopenhagen
Capital Latitude55.67594
Capital Longitude12.56553
Postal Code Format####
Postal Code Regex^(\d{4})$


The currency used for the locale code da-DK is Danish Krone.

Currency information for Denmark and da-DK locale
Currency NameDanish Krone
Currency Name (Local)Danish krone
Currency CodeDKK
Currency Symbolkr
Currency Numeric208
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit Nameøre


Denmark has 5 timezones with UTC offsets ranging from UTC-04:00 to UTC+01:00.



Denmark shares only one border with Germany and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'da-DK' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, da_DK is a locale code for Danish language in Denmark. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.