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.

Answers distribution

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Bohemia
United States
France
answers
flagItaly
0%
93%
6%
0%
15
flagGermany
7%
91%
1%
0%
82
flagNorway
6%
87%
0%
6%
16
flagPoland
11%
84%
1%
1%
4834
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
84%
5%
0%
100
flagRepublic of Ireland
7%
84%
0%
7%
13
flagFrance
0%
80%
20%
0%
10
flagthe Netherlands
5%
76%
5%
5%
17
flagUnknown
23%
76%
0%
0%
13
flagthe United States
34%
61%
0%
2%
49
flagIndia
45%
36%
0%
18%
11

Gender

men86%
women88%
Poland
8%
8%
Bohemia
86%
88%
United States
2%
1%
France
2%
1%

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