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Romansh Language - History - Romansh During The 19th and 20th Century
... of roughly 73.000, of which around 36.600 were Romansh speakers, living mostly within the Romansh-speaking valley, and many of whom were monolingual speakers of Romansh ... The language border to German, which had mostly been stable since the 16th century, now began moving again as more and more villages shifted to German ... was the admission of Grisons as a Swiss canton, which brought Romansh speakers into more frequent contact with German speakers ...
German Argentine - German Immigration To Argentina
... the influx of three million European immigrants, 100,000 of whom spoke German ... Strong German communities developed in Argentina, and especially in Buenos Airesthey did it with their own schools, hospitals, shops, theaters, sport clubs and banks ... Many of those Germans who immigrated directly from Germany were assimilated with the upper middle class of Buenos Aires, but maintained strong ties to German culture, providing high-quali ...
German As A Minority Language - Historical Development and Current Language Situation of German Minorities - German in Argentina
... There are about 500,000 German speakers and around 320,000 Volga-Germans alone, of which 200,000 hold German citizenship ... Argentina one of the countries with the largest number of German speakers and is second only in Latin America to Brazil ... the 1930s there were about 700,000 people of German descent ...
Über Alles - Geography
... In 1841, when the text was written, the German Confederation was not a unified state in the modern sense ... It also included a few regions inhabited largely by non-German speakers, but excluded large areas inhabited primarily by German-speakers, like parts of Eastern Prussia ... who in his research had collected German writings and tales, based his definition of Germany on linguistic criteria he described the approximate area where a majority of ...

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