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A language of Latvia

Alternate Names
Livõ kel, Livonian
Population

No known L1 speakers. Last speaker died in 2013. Ethnic population: 200.

Location

Northwest, narrow strip along Baltic coast, Dundaga and Ventspils municipalities, 12 coastal villages; Riga city.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

Western Livonian (Kurzeme, Raandalist), Eastern Livonian (Vidzeme).

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 1942. Agency: Mazirbe Livonian Society.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].