Burgenland Croatian

Burgenland Croatian

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Burgenland Croatian is a regional language variant of the Chakavian dialect of the Croatian language spoken in Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Burgenland Croatian is recognized as a minority language in the Austrian state of Burgenland where it is spoken by 19,412 people according to official reports. Many of the Burgenland Croatian speakers in Austria also live in Vienna and Graz, due to the process of urbanization, which is mostly driven by the poor economic situation of large parts of Burgenland. Smaller Croatian minorities in western Hungary, southwestern Slovakia and southern Czech Republic are often also called Burgenland Croats. They use the Burgenland Croatian written language and are historically and culturally closely connected to the Austrian Croats. The representatives of the Burgenland Croats estimate their total number in all three countries and emigration at around 70,000.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136779781
  • 9786136779782