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This list shows countries organised by the languages which are spoken there.

Contents

Altaic languages

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Mongolic languages

Mongolian

Turkic languages

Azeri

Uyghur

Uzbek

Kazakh

Kyrgyz

Turkish

Afro-Asiatic languages

Semitic languages

Arabic

Distribution of Arabic as sole official language (green) and one of several official languages (blue)

Hebrew

Maltese

  •  Malta (official language)

Indo-European languages

Albanian

Armenian

Baltic

Latgalian

Latvian

Lithuanian

Celtic

Map of the Celtic nations

Breton

Cornish

Irish

Manx

  •  IMN (minority on Isle of Man)

Scottish Gaelic

Welsh

Germanic

Afrikaans

Alsatian

Danish

Dutch

English

Map of the English-speaking world
Countries
Dependent entities

Faroese

Frisian

German

Map of the German-speaking world

Icelandic

Low Saxon

  •  Germany (recognized as regional language)
  •  Netherlands (recognized as regional language)

Norwegian

Scots

Swedish

Greek

Indo-Iranian

Angika

  •  Cambodia (minority language)
  •  India (majority in Anga, significant minority in the rest of the country)
  •  Laos (minority language)
  •  Malaysia (minority language)
  •  Nepal (minority language)
  •  Vietnam (minority language)

Assamese

Awadhi

Balochi

Bengali

Bhojpuri

Chhattisgarhi

Chittagonian

Dhivehi

Dogri

Domari

Persian

Gujarati

Halbi

Hindi

Kashmiri

Khowar

Konkani

Kumaoni

  •  India (majority in Uttarakhand)

Kurdish

  •  Armenia (recognized minority)
  •  Iran (regional regional)
  •  Iraq (official)
  •  Syria (significant minority)
  •  Turkey (significant minority)

Magadhi

Maithili

Marathi

Marwari

Mazandarani

Nepali

Oriya

Pashto

Punjabi

Rajasthani

Romani

Sindhi

Sinhalese

Tajik

Urdu

Romance languages

Catalan

Corsican

French

Map of the French-speaking world

Galician

Italian

Map of the Italian-speaking world

Jèrriais

Latin

Portuguese

Map of the Lusophone world

Romanian

Romansh

Sardinian

Sicilian

Spanish

Map highlighting countries where Spanish is an official language

The following is a list of the 21 countries where Spanish is an official language:

  • Other countries

Slavic

Belarusian

Bosnian

Bulgarian

Croatian

Czech

Kashubian

Macedonian

Polish

Russian

Map of the Russian-speaking world

Rusyn

Serbian

Slovak

Slovene

Sorbian, Lower

Sorbian, Upper

Ukrainian

Dravidian languages

Telugu

Kannada

Tamil

Malayalam

Japonic languages

Japanese

Ryukyuan

Amami

Language isolate

Basque

Korean

South Caucasian languages

Georgian

Mingrelian language

Svan language

Laz language

Sino-Tibetan languages

Chinese or Sinitic languages

Map of the Sinophone world
Information:      Countries identified Chinese as a primary, administrative, or native language      Countries with more than 5,000,000 Chinese speakers w/ or w/o recognition      Countries with more than 1,000,000 Chinese speakers w/ or w/o recognition      Countries with more than 500,000 Chinese speakers w/ or w/o recognition      Countries with more than 100,000 Chinese speakers w/ or w/o recognition      Major Chinese speaking settlements
The varieties of spoken Chinese in Eastern China.

Cantonese

Standard Cantonese
Gaoyang
Taishanese

Hakka

Hui

Jin

Mandarin

Jilu Mandarin
Jiaoliao Mandarin
Northeastern Mandarin
Southwestern Mandarin
Standard Mandarin
Zhongyuan Mandarin

Min

Leizhou Min
Min Bei
Min Dong
Min Nan
Min Zhong
Puxian Min
Hainanese

Pinghua

Wu

Xiang

Malayo-Polynesian languages

Bornean

Coastal Kadazan

Iban

Malagasy

Philippine

Aklanon

Bikol

Cebuano

Cuyonon

Filipino

Hiligaynon

Ifugao

Ilokano

Ivatan

Kalinga

Kamayo

Kankana-ey

Kapampangan

Kinaray-a

Maguindanao

Maranao

Masbatenyo

Pangasinan

Romblomanon

Surigaonon

Tagalog

Map of overseas speakers of Tagalog

Tao

Tausug

Waray-Waray

Oceanic

East Fijian

Fijian

Micronesian

Angaur
Carolinian
Chuukese
Gilbertese
Kosraean
Marshallese
Nauruan
Pohnpeian
Sosorolese
Tobian
Ulithian
Yapese

Polynesian

Cook Islands Maori
Futunan
Hawaiian
Māori
Niuean
Rapa Nui
Samoan
Tahitan
Tokelauan
Tongan
Tuvaluan
Wallisian

Sunda-Sulawesi

Acehnese

Balinese

Banjarese

Batak Toba

Buginese

Chamorro

Indonesian

Map of locations speakers of Indonesian

Javanese

Lampung

Madurese

Makassarese

Malay

Minangkabau

Palauan

Rejang

Sasak

Tetum

Finno-Ugric languages

Estonian

Finnish

Hungarian

Sami

Notes and references

  1. ^ () 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines, Official website of the Republic of the Philippines, http://www.gov.ph/aboutphil/constitution.asp, retrieved 2008-02-20  (Article XIV, Section 7)
  2. ^ "The World Fact Book". Central Intelligence Agency. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/. Retrieved 2008-06-11. 
No. Country Population[2]

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