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Aragonese
aragonés
PronunciationIPA: [aɾaɣoˈnes]
Native toSpain
RegionAragon; northern and central Huesca and northern Zaragoza
EthnicityAragonese people
Native speakers25,500 (2011)[1] including speakers living outside the native area  (2011)
Language family
Early forms:
Writing systemLatin (Aragonese alphabet)
Official status
Regulated byAcademia d'a Luenga Aragonesa
Language codes
ISO 639-1an
ISO 639-2arg
ISO 639-3arg
Linguasphere51-AAA-d
Bariedaz lingüisticas d'Aragón.png
Map of Aragon with the dialects of northern Aragon in gray, blue, and light orange

The Aragonese language is a Romance language spoken in the north of Aragon by 10,000 people.

It is similar to nearby languages: Spanish, Catalan and Occitan. Also, many Aragonese words are similar to Basque words.

References

  1. [1] Report about Census of population 2011 of Aragonese Sociolinguistics Seminar and University of Zaragoza