Pronounce [kətəˈla]/[valensiˈa]
Country Spain, Andorra, France, Italy
4.1 million (2012)
Total number of speakers: More than 10 million (L1 plus L2; 2018)
Early form
Catalan (regulated by the IEC)
Valencian (regulated by the AVL)
Latin (Catalan alphabet)
Catalan Braille
Sign Lang.
Signed Catalan
AreaNortheast, around Barcelona; Catalonia, Valencia provinces, Balearic Islands; Carche region, Murcia Province. Menorquin is Menorca. Pallarese, in Pallars. Ribagorçan from Aran Valley to south of Tamarit, and from Noguera Ribagorçana to border with Aragonese. Also in Algeria, Andorra, Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Switzerland, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 ca
ISO 639-2 cat
ISO 639-3 cat
Glottolog stan1289
Domínio geolinguístico do catalão
  Territories where Catalan is spoken and is official
  Territories where Catalan is spoken but is not official
  Territories where Catalan is not historically spoken but is official
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