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Areas with significant traditional presence of linguistic minorities in Greece ( Arvanitika, Albanian, Aromanian, Megleno-Romanian, Macedonian Slavic, Pomak Bulgarian, Turkish, Ladino)

  • General outline and idea after a map at Ethnologue ( ) complemented and with some corrections from other sources:
  • Aromanian data from Image:South-Balkan-Romance-languages.png by Yuri Koryakov, Wikipedia version of published work by the same author: Koryakov Y.B.: Atlas of Romance languages, Moscow, 2001. Map #8; based in turn on data in Kramer J. Rumnisch: "Areallinguistik II. Aromunisch", in: Lexikon der romanistischen Linguistik, ed. G. Holtus, M. Metzeltin, Ch. Schmitt. Tübingen, 1991, Bd. III.
  • Further data from Euromosaic, Le [slavo-]macédonien / bulgare en Grèce , L'arvanite / albanais en Grèce , Le valaque/aromoune-aroumane en Grèce , and Mercator-Education: European Network for Regional or Minority Languages and Education, The Turkish language in education in Greece .
  • Cf. also P. Trudgill, "Greece and European Turkey: From Religious to Linguistic Identity", in S Barbour, C Carmichael (eds.), Language and nationalism in Europe, Oxford University Press 2000.
  • Albanophone villages near Florina according to: Riki Van Boeschoten (2001): Usage des langues minoritaires dans les départements de Florina et d’Aridea (Macédoine). Strates online, 10.
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