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Slavic
Ethnicity: Slavs
Geographic
distribution:
Throughout Central Europe, Eastern Europe and Russia
Linguistic classification: Indo-European
Proto-language: Proto-Slavic
Subdivisions:
ISO 639-2 and 639-5: sla
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     Countries where an East Slavic language is the national language

     Countries where a West Slavic language is the national language

     Countries where a South Slavic language is the national language

The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages) is the largest language family of the Indo-European group. Slavic languages and dialects are spoken in Central, Eastern Europe, the Balkans and northern Asia.

List of Slavic languages

East Slavic languages

These languages are usually written with the Cyrillic alphabet.

West Slavic languages

These languages are usually written with the Roman alphabet.

South Slavic languages

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