L1 users: 2,340,000 (European Commission 2012). Total users in all countries: 2,392,000.
Galicia and western Asturias autonomous communities; Castille and Leon autonomous community, western Leon and Zamora provinces.
2 (Provincial). Statutory provincial language in Galicia Autonomous Community (1981, Autonomy Statute, Act 1 of 6 April, Article 5).
Also use Spanish [spa].
Latin script [Latn].
Growing sense of ethnic identity.