Name of the language

Occitan language

Total number of speakers

According to survey on 5,000 people: 32%

Number of native speakers


According to survey on 5,000 people: 29%

Normative entity of the language

Gascon, Languedoc and Provençal

Geographical area

42% of the French territory

Language family


Status of the language

It is part of the heritage, but not official.

Status at the University

University courses are possible

Fields of use

Possible use only in the cultural field

Member(s) of the NPLD

Associate members:

Convergéncia Occitana | Occitan Convergence

Institut d’Estudis Occitans | Occitan Studies Institute

Year of source


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