English is an official language in 54 countries.
e.g. United Kingdom, United States, Australia,
Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Jamaica, India,
South Africa, Puerto Rico, Nigeria, Pakistan;
also in many countries in Africa and many
islands of the Caribbean Sea and Oceania.
Around 500 million people speak English.
Spanish is an official language in 21 countries:
Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay,
Chile, Cuba, Venezuela, Ecuador, Guatemala,
Peru, Bolivia, Honduras, Paraguay, Panama,
Costa Rica, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea,
Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua.
Around 423 million people speak Spanish.
Portuguese is an official language in 9 countries:
Portugal, Brazil, Angola, São Tomé and Príncipe,
Guinea-Bissau, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea,
Cape Verde, Mozambique; also spoken in
Macau a special administrative region of China,
and Goa, the richest state of India.
Around 243 million people speak Portuguese.
French is an official language in 29 countries:
e.g. France, Canada, Belgium, Switzerland,
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi,
Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Niger, Senegal;
also spoken in many regions and islands
of Oceania, Africa, America and Europe.
Around 115 million people speak French.
German is an official language in 7 countries:
Germany, Austria, Belgium, Liechtenstein,
Luxembourg, Switzerland, Namibia; also
spoken in Denmark as a protected language.
The German is the language with the most
speakers in the European Union.
Around 100 million people speak German.
Italian is an official language in 4 countries:
Italy, Switzerland, San Marino, Vatican City;
also spoken in many regions of Europe.
Italy is a birthplace of Western civilization
and receives millions of tourists every year.
Around 62 million people speak Italian.