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Danish
[dan] Population: Status: 1 (National). Statutory national working language (1948, Faroe Islands Home Rule Act, Section 11), Co-official with Faroese [fao]. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, North, East Scandinavian, Danish-Swedish, Danish-Riksmal, Danish.

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Faroese
[fao] Widespread. Population: 48,000 in Faroe Islands (2015 R. Hansen). Total users in all countries: 69,000. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1948, Faroe Islands Home Rule Act, Section 11), Co-equal with Danish for official purposes. Alternate Names: Faeroese. Autonym: Føroyskt. Dialects: Suthuroy. Not inherently intelligible with Icelandic [isl]. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, North, West Scandinavian.

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