- Zipser Germans
The name "Zipser" is applied to immigrants who originally came from Zips (then in the
Kingdom of Hungary, now Spišin Slovakia). Today in Romania they still make up the main part of later immigrants from Upper Germandialect-speaking areas. Traditionally, most of them have been employed in forestry. Their folk tales revolve around the spirits that inhabit the woods.
The Zipsers and other German-speaking groups in Romania are currently represented by the
Democratic Forum of Germans in Romania(DFDR).
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