However, Swedish speakers often consider Bornholmian to be easier to understand than standard Danish.
The intonation resembles the Scanian dialect spoken in nearby Scania, the southernmost province of Sweden.
It was required that each municipality had more "Yes" votes than "No" votes.
Otherwise the merger would have to be abandoned altogether.
In addition to supervising parish municipalities, which was the responsibility of the counties in all of Denmark, the market town municipalities of Bornholm were supervised by Bornholm County as well and not by the Interior Ministry as was the case in the rest of Denmark.