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Walon
Walloon
Native to Belgium, France, United States
Region Europe (Walloon Region (federal region), Ardennes), United States (Wisconsin)
Native speakers est. 1,120,000 (1998)  (date missing)
Language family
Indo-European
Linguasphere 51-AAA-hf

Walloon is a Romance language. It belongs to the family of the oïl languages along with French, Picard and Norman.

Walloon is spoken in Wallonia in Belgium and in some villages in Wisconsin in the United States.

It has about 3,400,000 speakers.


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