Basque
Euskara
Pronounce IPA: [eus̺ˈkaɾa]
Country Spain, France
Region Basque Country, Basque diaspora
Ethnicity Basque
Speakers
750,000 (2016)
1,185,500 passive speakers
Family
Early Forms
Dialects
Writing
Basque alphabet (Latin script)
Basque Braille
AreaFrance-Spain border, 3 Basque provinces: Alava (Araba), Bizkaia (Biskay), and Gipuzkoa of Autonomous Basque Community (CAV); north central Spain, Autonomous Region of Navarra (Nafarroa), north area. Also in Australia, Costa Rica, France, Mexico, Philippines, United States.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 eu
ISO 639-2 baq (B)
eus (T)
ISO 639-3 eus
Glottolog basq1248
Euskalkiak.svg
Schematic dialect areas of Basque. Light-coloured dialects are extinct. See Dialects below for details.
Euskara EH 2011.svg
Basque speakers + passive speakers (2011).
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