The German-speaking ones are minority:
- in Belgium, where they constitute one of the three institutional communities, around the towns of Eupen and Saint-Vith
- with the Denmark, in the south of the Jutland, near the German border
- in France, in the area of the Alsace and in the Moselle
- in Italy, in the Tyrol of the South, the current province of the Trentin-Haut-Adige, the autonomous Province of Bolzano and in certain valleys isolated from the Valley-in Aoste.
- with the Luxembourg (if one does not regard Luxemburgish as a German dialect)
- in Namibia, old German colonial possession where they represent around 25% of the white population (either approximately 30 000 German-speaking)
- in Romania, in the Crişana, in Bucovine and especially in Transylvania (Siebenbürgen) where they are called " Saxon of Transylvania (Siebenbürger Sachsen) "
In the same way remain of the ultra-minority but welded communities:
- in Argentinian, in the province of Río Negro where many German of the Volga and Suisses made communities (example: Bariloche) and where took refuge of many Nazis after the second world war.
- with the Brazil, the Mexico and the Paraguay or of many Mennonites and Jews Ashkénazes emigrated with the wire of the 19th century in order to find a ground of asylum.
- with the the United States where German is the spoken language by the majority of the Jews ashkénazes beside the Yiddish and by the Amishs of literary Pennsylvania as language of the daily speech which is the Pennsilfaanisch.
- in Poland: in Silesia, Eastern Prussia of the south (Varmie-Mazurie) and in the area of Gdansk (Dantzig) because of extension of the Prussian grounds and German Reich
- in Czech Republic where German is the language many intellectuals and in the Sudètes where it was traditionally the language used.
- in Russia, particularly with Kaliningrad, ex-Königsberg, capital of Eastern Prussia, an old German possession and by the community of the German of the Volga.
- in Lithuania, in Memelland (area of Memel/Klaipeda) which made suffered from the old German province of Prussia Orientale
- in Slovakia, in the Carpates.
- in the same way, in Oceania, in old German territories is spoken a form about Creole containing German called Unserdeutsch, spoken by a handle about people heiresses about the old German colony about New Guinea
Many speakers per country
There is approximately 110 million German-speaking in the world having German like native tongue. The distribution of German-speaking by decreasing order is the following:
- German Language
- German of Banat
- German of Bucovine
- German of Carpates
- German of Poland
- German as a Czech Republic
- German of Sudètes
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