Where does Polka dance come from?

Poland
Bohemia
United States
France
Although the dance did not orig­i­nate in Poland, the Oxford Et­y­mo­log­i­cal Dic­tio­nary states that its name is derived from the Czech polka meaning "Polish woman". Until 2009, there was polka category in the Grammy Awards, it was elim­i­nat­ed as the genre got less and less popular.

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flagthe United Arab Emirates
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14
flagGermany
8%
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flagCzech Republic
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flagRepublic of Ireland
7%
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flagNorway
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flagPoland
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagSweden
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flagFrance
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flagUnknown
16%
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1%
1%
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flagthe Netherlands
4%
80%
4%
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21
flagDenmark
20%
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10
flagItaly
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78%
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19
flagthe United States
30%
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62
flagIndia
35%
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14%
14

Gender

men86%
women88%
Poland
9%
9%
Bohemia
86%
88%
United States
2%
1%
France
1%
1%

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