- East Franconian German
East Franconian ("Ostfränkisch") is a dialect which is spoken in
Bavariaand other areas in Germanyaround Bamberg, Coburg, Würzburg, Hofand Bayreuth. East Franconian has elements of central Germanand Upper German. The same goes only for South Franconian German. East Franconian is one of the German dialects with the highest number of speakers. The scope of East Franconian is disputed, mainly in its extent in Nuremberg, the second-largest city of Bavariais to be included. Within one of the definitions the border of East Franconian is to include Erlangen and to exclude neighboring Nuremberg.
* [http://www.linguasphere.net/secure/ip/pdf/zones/52.pdf "The Linguasphere Register", Zone 52-ACB-dj] (not working - 29 March 2007)
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