Slovene diaspora

The Slovene diaspora include autochthonous Slovene minority in Italy, estimated at 83,000 – 100,000,[1] Slovene minority in southern Austria at 24,855, in Croatia at 13,200, and Slovene minority in Hungary at 3,180[2] and a significant Slovene expatriate communities live in the United States (most notably Greater Cleveland, home to the highest concentration outside Europe[3] with estimated between 50,000 - 80,000,[3][4] and largest number of Slovene speakers in the country).[5] And in other European countries, in Argentina, Brazil, Australia, and Canada.


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