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112 in Denmark

112 is the single emergency number in Denmark.

The European emergency number 112 is the only emergency number in Denmark.

112 calls are answered on average within 13 seconds. It is possible to call 112 from a mobile phone even without a SIM card. In addition to Danish, the calls are answered in English, Swedish and Norwegian.

Hearing and speech impaired people are provided with a number for text message communication to emergency call centres.

According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 49% of Danes know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

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Last updated on 16/02/2016 - 17:34