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Foreign Languages, Modern: German

Resources to guide you through the research process in the area of Foreign Languages


German Speaking Countries


Legal statuses of German in the world


   German is (co-)official language (de jure or de facto) and first language of the majority of the population
   German is co-official language, but not the first language of the majority of the population
   Squares: German (or its variations) is a legally recognized minority language; Solid: Statutory national or cultural language
   German (or its variations) is spoken by a sizable minority (>50,000), but has no legal recognition


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