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The Latin peoples, also known as Romance peoples, are those European linguistic-cultural groups and their descendants all over the world that speak Romance languages[citation needed]. The Romance languages descend from Vulgar Latin. The Latin peoples include: Image File history File links Unbalanced_scales. ... World map showing the location of Europe. ... Current distribution of Human Language Families A language family is a group of languages related by descent from a common proto-language. ... This article or section should be merged with ethnic group Ethnicity is the cultural characteristics that connect a particular group or groups of people to each other. ... The Romance languages (sometimes referred to as Romanic languages) are a branch of the Indo-European language family, comprising all the languages that descend from Latin, the language of the Roman Empire. ... Vulgar Latin, as in this political graffito at Pompeii, was the speech of ordinary people of the Roman Empire — different from the classical Latin used by the Roman elite. ...

The Andalusians are a cultural group in Spain centered in the Andalusia region. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Aromanians (also called: Arumanians or Macedo-Romanians; in Aromanian they call themselves Armãnji, Rrãmãnji) are a people living throughout the southern Balkans, especially in northern Greece, Albania, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria, and as an emigrant community in Romania (Dobruja). ... The Asturians are an ethnic group or nation living in the historical region of the Principality of Asturias, in the north of Spain. ... The Catalans are an ethnic group or nation whose homeland is Catalonia, or the Principality of Catalonia (Catalan: Catalunya, or Principat de Catalunya), which is a historical region in southern Europe, embracing a territory situated in the north-east of Spain and an adjoining portion of southern France. ... Unofficial map of what is traditionally considered to be the region of Castile (shown in red), although the definition of which areas constitute Castile is disputed. ... (Territorial collectivity flag) (Territorial collectivity logo) Location Administration Capital Ajaccio President of the Executive Council Ange Santini (UMP) (since 2004) Departments Corse-du-Sud Haute-Corse Arrondissements 5 Cantons 52 Communes 360 Statistics Land area1 8,680 km² Population (Ranked 25th)  - January 1, 2006 est. ... French Canadian is a term that has several different connotations. ... The French-speaking part of Switzerland is shown in green on this map. ... The Galician people (Povo Galego) is the ethnic group or nation native to the Spanish autonomous community of Galicia, in the Iberian peninsula of southwest Europe. ... Map of Istro-Romanian-speaking villages, made by PuÅŸcariu in 1926. ... The official languages of Switzerland by area (2000) Italian Switzerland (Italian: , French: , German: ) is the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland, which includes the Canton of Ticino and the valleys of Mesolcina, Calanca, Bregaglia and Poschiavo in Graubünden. ... Map of Balkans with regions inhabited by Megleno-Romanians in dark yellow Megleno-Romanians (In Megleno-Romanian: Vlashi, in Greek: Βλαχομογλενίτες Vlachomoglenítes) is an exonym for a people inhabiting six villages in the Moglená (Μογλενά) region of Macedonia spanning the Pella and Kilkis prefectures of Macedonia, Greece, as well as the... For other uses, see Monaco (disambiguation). ... Piedmont is a region of northwestern Italy. ... Romansh (also spelled Rumantsch, Romansch or Romanche) is any of the various Rhaetian languages spoken in Switzerland. ... Sardinia (pronounced ; Italian: ; Sardinian: or Sardinnya) is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily). ... Sicily (Sicilia in Italian and Sicilian) is an autonomous region of Italy and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, with an area of 25,708 km² (9,926 sq. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The term Walloons (French: Wallons, Walloon: Walons) refers, in daily speech, to French-speaking Belgians from Wallonia. ...

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