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Name:gsw is for enrolling the placenames that are spelled in the Alemannic language. "gsw", a ISO639-2 reference, stands for German South West
The traditional area of Alemannic tongues is composed of :
- South-West of the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik von Deustchland). Namely, most of the Baden-Württemberg Land
- North-West of the Helvetic Confederation (aka Switzerland), This part of the Alemannic language is often named the German Deutsch.
- Most of the Alsace subregion (départements of Bas-Rhin and Haut-Rhin) in the French Republic, generally known as the Alsatian language.
Language known under names Swiss German; Alemannic; Alsatian