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Upper Sorbian language
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|Native speakers||13,000 (2007)e18|
|Writing system||Latin (Sorbian alphabet)|
|Official language in||Regional language in Brandenburg and Saxony. Lost support after the reunification of Germany, with many Sorbian schools closing.|
|Linguasphere||53-AAA-bb < 53-AAA-b < 53-AAA-b...-d (varieties: 53-AAA-bba to 53-AAA-bbf)|
There are around 40,000 speakers of Upper Sorbian living in Saxony. Upper Sorbian is a minority language in Germany according to the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages.
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- Council of Europe. "European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages." (PDF) Strasbourg: 4 December 2002. Accessed 2011-05-15.