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How Much Do You Know "Catalan"?

1. Catalan Language Profile Catalan (Català), also known as the Valencia language (Valencià) in some areas, belongs to the Indo-European family Romance languages​​, is one of the official language of Spain. About 12,000,000 people are using it, who located in Spain, France, Andorra and Italy, where most of the users are in Spain. As in countries, only Andorra has Catalan as its only official language. However, it is also regarded as an official language in Spain, Catalonia, Valencia and the Balearic Islands. 2. People who are using of Catalan Catalan is the official language of the region:
Region People can understand People can speak
Catalonia (Spain) 5,837,874 4,602,611
Islands, Valencia (Spain) 3,512,236 1,972,922
Balearic Islands (Spain) 733,466 504,349
Andorra 62,381 49,519
Total 10,145,957 7,129,401
Other regions:
 Region People can understand People can speak
Alghero (Sardinia, Italy) 20,000 17,625
Roussillon (France) 203,121 125,622
Edge region of Aragon, Spain 47,250 45,000
Carche (in Castilian) or Carxe in Catalan / Valencia (Spain Murcia) - -
Elsewhere in the world - 350,000
Total 270,371 538,247
In the world:  
Region People can understand People can speak
Catalan countries (Europe) 10,416,328 7,317,648
Elsewhere in the world - 350,000
Total 10,416,328 7,667,648
3. Examples of Catalan Language Here are some simple Catalan words and phrases (Barcelona pronunciation): Hello : hola /ˈɔlə/    good-bye : adéu /əˈðɛw/ (sing.); adéu siau /əˈðɛw siˈaw/ (pl.)    please : si us plau /sisˈplɑw/    thank you : gràcies /ˈgrɑsiəs/; mercès /mərˈsɛs/    sorry : perdó /pərˈðo/    how much?: quant val? /ˈkwɑmˈbɑl/; quant és? /ˈkwɑnˈtes/    yes : sí /ˈsi/    no : no /ˈno/    I don't understand : No ho entenc /ˈno wənˈteŋ/    where's the bathroom? : on és el bany? /ˈonˈezəlˈβaɲ/; on és el lavabo? /ˈonˈezəlˈləˈβɑβu/    Do you speak English? : Que parla l'anglès? /kə ˈparlə lənˈglɛs/    Do you speak Catalan? : Que parla el català? /kə ˈparləl kətəˈlɑ    Besides, there are some wonderful movies, in which Catalan Language is involved in the dialogues. Suppose you can surf them on Internet and watch. Do not miss! Here are them: Embrujo de Shanghai, El Pau i el seu germà Auberge espagnole, L ' Aro Tolbukhin. En la mente del asesino Illa de l'holandès, L ' Gran aventura de Mortadelo y Filemón, La Soldados de Salamina Biblia negra, La Lisístrata En la ciudad  4. Professional Solutions-CCJK Guess you have got something now about Catalan Language from above. Catalan is one of the most important and oldest languages in the world. It developed through a long history among a large of regions. As we have known, there are about 12 million people are using it. Actually, it is a very interesting and great! Do you want to know more details? Or do you want to travel, do business or other whatever you want to do in the regions where people speak? Even you just want to talk or negotiate with those Catalan-spoken people through papers or E-mails? Whether it is legal contracts, correspondence, product catalogs, user manuals, or any other types of document, even accompanied investigation or tour guiding, a reliable translation is the key to your business. Language barrier may be a barrier before, but now it is not anymore, because of the help of CCJK. CCJK, based on China, is an expert in language services. The name CCJK stands for the language Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional, Japan, and Korean. In business field, CCJK is the name of the company CCJK Technologies. With more than ten years of development in language translation and localization services, it now can provide various services regarding to languages, no matter languages used in Asia, European, Australia, Africa or America, with its mature business process. The reasons why you choose CCJK mainly list as following: 1. Expert of Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Japanese, Korean and 90 more Asian and European languages... 2. PM and production base in China to cut cost by more than 30%. 3. Supported by 2,000+ talented linguists, engineers, designers and programmers who work as a super organized team 4. 24/7 at your services no matter where you are. 5. Customer needs oriented 6. Strict and mature handling process for a guaranteed quality 7. Agreement signed to guarantee any confidentiality Constantly joined by well educated and highly disciplined linguistic professionals from around the Asian Pacific region, CCJK has formed an elite localization and engineering group that is youthful, dedicated, knowledgeable and deeply rooted in the sense of responsibility. CCJK is dedicated to customize its services to meet the needs of each individual client. For every project, be it large or small, sophisticated or trivial, its team commits to work hand in hand to eventually make it a fruitful success both for the client and us. For more details, contact CCJK via: China Office CCJK Technologies Co., Ltd. Shen Zhen Rm 902, JiaDa Building, No. 5 SongPingShan Road, High-Tech Industrial Park (N), Nanshan District, Shenzhen 518057 China Tel:+86-755-8611-7878 Fax:+86-755-8611-7978 Chang Sha Rm 1903, Block A, South Tower, 202 Building, No. 882 Wuyi Avenue, Kaifu District, Changsha, Hunan 410005, P. R. China Tel:+86-731-8386-9978 Fax:+86-731-8273-0725 E-mail:info@ccjk.com Web:http://www.ccjk.com HongKong Office CCJK Technologies Co., Limited. Rooms 1318-20, 13/F, Hollywood Plaza, 610 Nathan Road, Mong-kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong Tel:+852-2139-5786 E-mail:hk@ccjk.com Web:http://www.ccjk.com

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