Aragonese language

Romance language

The Aragonese language is a Romance language spoken in the north of Aragon by 10,000 people.

PronunciationAragonese pronunciation: [aɾaɣoˈnes]
Native toSpain
RegionAragon; northern and central Huesca and northern Zaragoza
EthnicityAragonese people
Native speakers
25,500 (2011)[1] including speakers living outside the native area (2011)
Early form
Latin (Aragonese alphabet)
Official status
Regulated byAcademia d'a Luenga Aragonesa
Language codes
ISO 639-1an
ISO 639-2arg
ISO 639-3arg
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Map of Aragon with the dialects of northern Aragon in gray, blue, and light orange
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It is similar to nearby languages: Spanish, Catalan and Occitan. Also, many Aragonese words are similar to Basque words.


  1. [1] Report about Census of population 2011 of Aragonese Sociolinguistics Seminar and University of Zaragoza
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Aragonese". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.