Franco-Provençal
Arpitan
patouès, arpetan
Pronounce [patuˈe, -tuˈɑ]; [ɑrpiˈtɑ̃, -pəˈt-]
Country Italy, France, Switzerland
Region Aosta Valley, Piedmont, Foggia, Franche-Comté, Savoie, Bresse, Bugey, Dombes, Beaujolais, Dauphiné, Lyonnais, Forez, Romandie
Speakers
332,000 (1999-2005)
includes 226,500 in France (1999 census study) , 68,000 in Aosta Valley (2003 census), 21,500 in Piedmont (2005 survey) and 16,000 in Switzerland (2000 census).
Family
Dialects
Writing
Latin
AreaSoutheast, Savoie, Fribourg, and Valais, near Italy and Switzerland borders. Also in Italy, Switzerland.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 frp
Glottolog fran1269
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Map of the Franco-Provençal Language Area:
Dark Blue: Protected. — Medium Blue: General regions.
Light Blue: Historical transition zone.
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