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I live in Denmark, Europe and was going for a walk on a beautiful cemetary in the city. I saw this tree and would like to know what species it is.

Unfortunately i have no photos of the tree from a closer distance.

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This is very likely some species of willow tree (genus Salix).

Without a better photo it will be difficult to ID this to species. To complicate matters, willows are very cross-compatible, and numerous hybrids occur, both naturally and in cultivation.

Since it appears your picture is from a garden or park, a fair guess would be the common ornamental tree:

Weeping willow (commonly Salix × sepulcralis)

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    $\begingroup$ It is not a willow, because the bark is whitish (willows are dark) and the leaves of (weeping) willows are longer and smaller. See my answer below. $\endgroup$ – RHA Apr 27 '17 at 7:58
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This is a Birch tree, Betula sp., probably B. pendula, a common species in Denmark that also has hanging branches. It can be identified by the white bark and the leaves, that are not as long as a willow.

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