Slovak

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A language of Slovakia

Alternate Names
Slovakian, Slovencina
Population

4,610,000 in Slovakia (2001 census). Population total all countries: 5,007,650.

Location

Western uplands, Bratislava area. Also in Austria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine, United States.

Language Status

1 (National). Statutory national language (1992, Constitution, Art 6(1)).

Dialects

Slovaks in western and central parts of the speech community can understand Czech [ces].

Language Development
Fully developed. Bible: 1832–1999.
Writing
Braille script. Latin script, primary usage.
Other Comments

Christian.

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