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Name in Alemanic language Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
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Status: de facto


Name:gsw is for enrolling the placenames that are spelled in the alemanic language. "gsw", a ISO639-2 reference, stands for German South West

The traditional area of alemanic tongues is composed of :

  • South-West of the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik von Deustchland). Namely, most of the Baden-Wurttemberg Land
  • North-West of the Helvetic Confederation (aka Switzerland), This part of the Alemanic language is often named the German Deustch.
  • 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

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