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Latvian language

Baltic language, official in Latvia and the European Union

Latvian language (Latvian: latviešu valoda), is the official state language of Latvia. It is also called Lettish and Lettisch.

Latvian
Latviešu Valoda
Native toLatvia, Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, New Zealand, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Venezuela, Finland
RegionEurope
Native speakers
native 1.39 million (Latvia)
150,000 (Abroad)
1.54 million (Worldwide)[1]
second language: 500,000
Roman script
Official status
Official language in
Latvia, European Union
Regulated byLatvian State Language Center
Language codes
ISO 639-1lv
ISO 639-2lav
ISO 639-3lav

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Ethnologue report for language code:lav". Retrieved 2008-06-09.

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