Europe...Slavic or Scandinavian

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Is Switzerland considered Slavic, Scandinavian or something else?
in Genealogy Help by Kelly Louthan G2G1 (1.1k points)
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Switzerland is neither. It is in Central Europe, having 4 different populations with 4 official languages: German ~65%, French ~23%, Italian ~8%, Romansh 0.7%.
by Helmut Jungschaffer G2G6 Pilot (613k points)
selected by Kelly Louthan
So there's no languages called Swiss? * blush*
Correct, although Swiss-German is a quite distinct German dialect.
so what do they speak in Diemtigen,Bern. Switzerland? A huge part of my family on my moms side is from there.
The Canton of Bern is 86% German and 11% French. Diemtigen is in the German speaking part.

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