Friday, May 13, 2016

SPANISH & FRENCH: Basque Country Part 1 INTRO with VIDEOS

In Basque:  Euskal Herriko Part 1 Food etortzen
Translation:    Basque Country Part 1 Food to come


  • Northern Basque Country is situated within the western part of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques of France (main language spoken is French)
  • Southern Basque Country is the autonomous region of Spain including Navarre (main language spoken is Spanish)
  • There are several ancient dialects spoken in tiny local areas also one of them being an ancient Basque dialect.  Both Spain and France have tried to suppress the use of many of the dialects but they still live on. 
  • When the map lines for Europe were drawn the Basque Country was left out and divided in half. 

Below are maps of the showing the Basque area/country.

In the third photo you can see the Basque flag.  
Below is the Basque Coat of Arms

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