Livonian (Līvo kēļ) belongs to the Finnic branch of the Finno-Ugric languages. It is now spoken by only about 35 people, 10 of them fluently. It is related to Finnish, spoken on the other side of the Gulf of Finland, and Estonian. The native land of Livonians is Latvia, north of Kurzeme peninsula. It is one of the most endangered languages in the world.