Latgalian

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A language of Latvia

Alternate Names
Latgaliešu
Population

200,000 in Latvia (2009 J. Eisaks).

Location

Eastern Latvia, Latgale (Latgalia, Latgola).

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Latvian [lav] and Lithuanian [lit]. A member of macrolanguage Latvian [lav].

Language Use

Also use Russian [rus], Standard Latvian [lvs].

Language Development
Newspapers. Radio programs. Dictionary. Grammar.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].