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  1. Sweden - Wikipedia

    2 days ago · Swedish became Sweden's official language on 1 July 2009, when a new language law was implemented. The issue of whether Swedish should be declared the official language had been raised in the past, and the Riksdag voted on the matter in 2005, but the proposal narrowly failed.

  2. Swedish-speaking population of Finland - Wikipedia

    Nov 19, 2020 · The Swedish assembly of Finland was founded to protect the linguistic integrity of Swedish-speakers and seek fixed territorial guarantees for the Swedish language for those parts of the country where Swedish speakers made up the local majority.

    • 286,676 (2017)
    • 60,000–107,000
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  4. Åland Islands - WikipediaÅland_Islands

    19 hours ago · Most inhabitants speak Swedish (the sole official language) as their first language: 86.5% in 2019, while 4.7% spoke Finnish. The language of instruction in publicly financed schools is Swedish (In the rest of Finland, bilingual municipalities provide schooling both in Finnish and in Swedish).

    • 7 May 1920
    • Swedish
    • 1 January 1995
    • Finland
  5. List of Wikipedias - Wikipedia

    3 days ago · Screenshot of Wikipedia's portal showing the different languages sorted by article count Wikipedia is a multilingual online encyclopedia edited and maintained by a community of volunteer editors . As of November 2020 Wikipedia articles have been created in 314 languages, with 304 active and 10 closed.

  6. Swedish - Wiktionary

    Nov 19, 2020 · Swedish (countable and uncountable, plural Swedishes) The language of Sweden and Åland (an autonomous part of Finland). Swedish is also one of the two official languages of Finland, spoken by 6% of the citizens. A very small minority in Estonia has Swedish as their mother tongue. For quotations using this term, see Citations:Swedish. Hypernyms

  7. List of Wikipedias by language group - Meta

    2 days ago · Languages with less than 1000 articles are represented with one square. Languages are grouped by language family and each language family is presented by a separate colour. Included are all languages in the category active Wikipedias of List of Wikipedias and a few "somewhat active".

  8. 1 day ago · Finnish and Swedish both are the official languages of Finland; the most spoken languages is Finnish, mother tongue of about 90% of the population. Swedish is spoken by the Swedish speaking minority of Finland, called the Finnish Swedes, who make up 5% of the total population.

  9. English language - Wikipedia

    3 days ago · English is an Indo-European language and belongs to the West Germanic group of the Germanic languages. Old English originated from a Germanic tribal and linguistic continuum along the Frisian North Sea coast, whose languages gradually evolved into the Anglic languages in the British Isles, and into the Frisian languages and Low German/Low Saxon on the continent.

  10. 3 days ago · Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg (born 3 January 2003) is a Swedish activist. She is known for her work against climate change, a popular example of youth activism.She started protesting on 20 August 2018, outside of the Swedish parliament in Stockholm.

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