Requests for new languages/Wikipedia Kapampangan

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Kapampangan Wikipedia[edit]

submitted verification final decision
This proposal has been approved.
The Board of Trustees and language committee have deemed that there is sufficient grounds and community to create the new language project.

The closing committee member provided the following comment:

The requested project was created at pam: at an indeterminate date. Note that this request was approved before the implementation of the standardised Language proposal policy, and should not be used as a model for future requests. —{admin} Pathoschild 05:23, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
Proposal summary
  • Language details: Kapampangan (romani, pam ISO 639-3)
  • Editing community: Katimawan2005 (NP), Alsimca (N), Katimawan2005 (N), eiturla (N), amalig (N), Pulakuzku
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  • Relevant info:
    • App. number of speakers: over 2,000,000 (2000 census)
    • Location(s) spoken: Central Luzon, where it is spoken by about 90% in Pampanga province, 40% in Tarlac province, adjoining areas of Bataan and Nueva Ecija provinces, and substantial numbers in other parts of the Philippines including Metropolitan Manila, as well as in the United States, Canada, Australia and other parts of the world
    • Closely related languages: Sambal, Central Luzon Ayta languages
    • External links to organizations that promote the language: [1] -- the Internet forum of the Academy of the Kapampangan Language; [2]-- perhaps the oldest Kapampangan Internet forum; [3] -- a Kapampangan online community with a large following both in the homeland and the diaspora