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Ukrainian

A language of Ukraine

ISO 639-3ukr

Population  31,100,000 in Ukraine (1993). Population total all countries: 37,029,730. Ethnic population: 37,419,000 (Johnstone 1993).
Region  Also in Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Paraguay, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation (Asia), Serbia, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, United States, Uzbekistan.
Language map  Ukraine
Dialects  Northwest Ukrainian, Southwest Ukrainian, East Ukrainian. Dialect differences slight.
Classification  Indo-European, Slavic, East
Language use  Official language. 85% speak it as L1.
Language development  Fully developed. Bible: 1903–1999.
Writing system  Cyrillic script.
Comments  Christian.

Also spoken in:

Poland

Language name   Ukrainian
Population  150,000 in Poland.
Comments  Largest minority language group in Poland. Christian.
 

Slovakia

Language name   Ukrainian
Population  10,800 in Slovakia (2001 census).
Comments  Christian.
 
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