Italy - Languages



Italy Languages 1753
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Italian, the official language, is spoken by the vast majority of people. While each region has its own dialect, Tuscan, the dialect of Tuscany, is the standard dialect for Italian. French is spoken in parts of Piedmonte and in Valle d'Aosta, where it is the second official language; Slovene is spoken in the Trieste-Gorizia area. German is widely used in Bolzano Province, or South Tyrol (part of the Trentino-Alto Adige region), which was ceded by Austria in 1919; under agreements reached between Italy and Austria in 1946 and 1969, the latter oversees the treatment of these German-speakers, who continue to call for greater linguistic and cultural autonomy.

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miguel
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Oct 19, 2007 @ 4:16 pm
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Feb 11, 2008 @ 5:05 am
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Taylor
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Apr 21, 2008 @ 11:11 am
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Nov 24, 2008 @ 8:20 pm
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Feb 24, 2009 @ 6:18 pm
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Feb 24, 2009 @ 6:18 pm
this is very informational cuz i have a huge project and wow everyone here is like in the 2008 and the 2007 and im like only 1 in the 2009
person
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May 16, 2009 @ 6:18 pm
Wow I am doing a very important end of the year project in my geography class and I picked Italy so I hope your information is correct!!! Thanks!!!
Jessica
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Sep 25, 2009 @ 10:10 am
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agse
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Dec 1, 2009 @ 6:06 am
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erica
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Jan 31, 2010 @ 5:17 pm
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Cesco
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Jun 1, 2011 @ 8:08 am
Hi there, I'm Italian and there are info missing and inaccuracies in this report on Italy. Someone else noticed the national holidays section was off, while I can comment on this "Languages" paragraph:
for example Italy has other officially recognized minority languages, (and not dialects) such as the Friulian and the Sardinian languages!!!
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Nov 17, 2011 @ 6:18 pm
i dont like this website becous it dosent give me much info
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Jan 28, 2014 @ 11:11 am
What is the best way to learn Italian?
I love Italy and Italian people, I really like to learn Italian but I live in Vietnam and I cannot find a Italian class. I just to learn Italian by Internet.
Grazie.

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