The people of Denmark are known as Danes. They are Nordic Scandinavians, many of which are blond, blue-eyed, and tall. In the southern part of the country, some people have German ancestry. Danes often ride bicycles as a form of transportation.
Denmark's terrain is mostly flat, with gently rolling hills. Denmark has a long coastline with many lagoons, gulfs, and inlets. Although Denmark is in northern Europe, the warm waters of the Gulf Stream make the climate mild. During the summer, many different butterfly species can be found in Denmark.
Open sandwiches called smørrebrød are a typical Danish lunch. These sandwiches are made of cold cuts, cheese, and spread on a piece of dark, rye bread.