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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flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
100%
0%
0%
15
flagCzech Republic
0%
92%
7%
0%
14
flagGermany
8%
90%
1%
0%
95
flagRepublic of Ireland
7%
85%
0%
7%
14
flagPoland
11%
84%
1%
1%
6810
flagSweden
8%
83%
0%
8%
12
flagthe United Kingdom
13%
82%
3%
0%
141
flagFrance
0%
81%
18%
0%
11
flagthe Netherlands
3%
80%
3%
3%
26
flagNorway
5%
80%
5%
10%
20
flagDenmark
20%
80%
0%
0%
10
flagUnknown
17%
79%
1%
1%
196
flagItaly
19%
76%
4%
0%
21
flagthe United States
30%
67%
0%
1%
70
flagIndia
35%
50%
0%
14%
14

Gender

men85%
women87%
Poland
10%
9%
Bohemia
85%
88%
United States
2%
1%
France
1%
1%

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