Friulians


Friulians

Infobox Ethnic group
group = Friulians
population = 1.5 million (est.)
region1 = Northeast Italy
pop1 = 530,000
region2 = other parts of Italy
pop2 = 170,000
region3 = Elsewhere
pop3 = 800,000
languages = Friulian, Italian
religion = Predominantly Roman Catholic
related = Ladinians

Friulians are a linguistic minority living in Italy and elsewhere. About 530,000 of them live in the provinces of Udine and Pordenone and in parts of Gorizia and Venice. Their language, the Friulian language, is the second largest minority language in Italy. About 170,000 Friulians live elsewhere in Italy and about 800,000 Friulians live outside Italy.

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