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Latin Union

General information
Local name   
Latin Union
Administrative centerHeadquarters
Official languagesSpanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Romanian and Catalan
President of the CongressOleg Serebrian
Secretary-GeneralJose Luis Dicenta Ballester
EstablishmentMadrid, 15 May 1954
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The Latin Union is an international organization of nations that use Romance languages, with the aim of protecting, projecting, and promoting the common cultural heritage and unifying identities of the Latin, and Latin-influenced, world. It was created in 1954 in Madrid, Spain, and has existed as a functional institution since 1983. Its membership has risen from 12 to 36 states, including countries in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region.

The official names of the Latin Union are (ordered by total speaking population): Unión Latina in Spanish, Union latine in French, União Latina in Portuguese, Unione Latina in Italian, Uniunea Latină in Romanian, and Unió Llatina in Catalan.

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