Occitan is a Romance language spoken in Occitania in Southern France, the Occitan Valleys of Italy, Monaco and in the Aran Valley of Spain. Only in the Aran Valley is Occitan an official language. Modern Occitan is considered the closest relative of Catalan. There are six dialects of Occitan: Provençal, Gascon, Languedoc, Limousin, Alpine and Auvergne.

Map of Occitan language speakers.
Map of Occitan language speakers.

Basic stats

Total speakers: 1,939,000

Main Countries: France, Spain, Italy, Monaco

Alternate names: gascon

ISO 639-3 Code: oci

Language Sample

Totas las personas nàisson liuras e parièras en dignitat e en dreches. Son cargadas de rason e de consciéncia e mai lor se cal comportar entre elas amb un eime de frairetat.

(Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1)

Some proverbs in Occitan:

A bon gat, bon rat
An attacker and the person who receives the attack grow stronger from finding new ways to outwit each other

Product Availability

The following products are currently available in Occitan:

  • For Consumers

(Coming soon)


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