Helvestisms and Translation Services

By |March 30th, 2011|

When we think of the Italian language, what we usually imagine is the boot-shaped peninsula in the south of Europe. However, we often forget that Italian is also one of the four official languages of Switzerland, where it is mostly spoken in the canton of Ticino, in the south of the country, and in the canton of Grisons, in the south-east.

Here are a few interesting facts about what most of the Italian-speaking Swiss call ‘ticinese’ (the language of Ticino… Italian is spoken by approximately 10% of the Swiss population, which is about 700,000 people.  Most of them live in Ticino, […]