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English: The present-day distribution of the Germanic languages in Europe:

North Germanic languages


West Germanic languages

Dots indicate areas where multilingualism is common.
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This is a retouched picture, which means that it has been digitally altered from its original version. Modifications: Corrected extent of Frisian, English, Norwegian, Low German, and German minority in Silesia, and merged two High German dialect groups into one language and two written forms of Norwegian into one language. Also more contrasting colour for Frisian and removed unnecessary North/West dividing line. The original can be viewed here: Lenguas germánicas.PNG. Modifications made by Hayden120.


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current11:04, 19 July 2016Thumbnail for version as of 11:04, 19 July 2016840 × 900 (232 KB)SimonsyoBritain existing.
11:01, 19 July 2016Thumbnail for version as of 11:01, 19 July 2016840 × 900 (232 KB)SimonsyoThe UK shown as whole.
11:16, 25 April 2015Thumbnail for version as of 11:16, 25 April 2015922 × 988 (39 KB)Peter IsotaloNorwegian and Swedish is not a minority language in northern Norway and Sweden. Swedish is no longer spoken in Estonia.
13:31, 25 December 2013Thumbnail for version as of 13:31, 25 December 2013922 × 988 (46 KB)VanguardScotAs discussed at talk page
09:26, 1 June 2013Thumbnail for version as of 09:26, 1 June 2013922 × 988 (38 KB)WarenfordReverted to version as of 05:37, 16 January 2012 - Cornish is too small to be noted
23:18, 10 February 2013Thumbnail for version as of 23:18, 10 February 2013922 × 988 (56 KB)Kernowekcornish exists
05:37, 16 January 2012Thumbnail for version as of 05:37, 16 January 2012922 × 988 (38 KB)Hayden120restored original yellow colour shade for Dutch
17:27, 15 January 2012Thumbnail for version as of 17:27, 15 January 2012922 × 988 (65 KB)SPQRobinsome adjustments in/near Belgium
11:05, 15 January 2012Thumbnail for version as of 11:05, 15 January 2012922 × 988 (38 KB)Hayden120Channel Islands, Brussels
03:42, 11 January 2012Thumbnail for version as of 03:42, 11 January 2012922 × 988 (38 KB)Hayden120on second thoughts, I have removed Danish from Scania. Although Scanian has similarities with Danish, it has been strongly influenced by Swedish in modern times. In any case, representing Scanian as "Danish" isn't especially accurate
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