Language Overview

The following is an overview of the most important countries and their languages

A

Afghanistan
  • Dari, Pashto
Egypt
  • Arabic
Albania
  • Albanian
Algeria
  • Arabic
  • French
Andorra
  • Spanish
  • Catalan
Angola
  • Portuguese
Argentina
  • Spanish
Armenia
  • Armenian
Azerbaijan
  • Azerbaijani
Ethiopia
  • Amharic
Australia
  • English

B

Bahamas
  • English
Bahrain
  • Arabic
Bangladesh
  • Bengali
Barbados
  • English
Belgium
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
Belize
  • English/Creole
  • Spanish
Benin
  • French
Bhutan
  • Dzongkha
Bolivia
  • Spanish
  • Quechua
  • Aymara
Bosnia
  • Bosnian
Botswana
  • English
  • Setswana
Brazil
  • Portuguese
Brunei
  • Malay
Bulgaria
  • Bulgarian
Burkina Faso
  • French
Burma (Myanmar)
  • Burmese
Burundi
  • French
  • Kirundi

C

Chile
  • Spanish
China (PR)
  • Chinese
  • (Mandarin)
Costa Rica
  • Spanish

D

Denmark
  • Danish
Germany
  • German

Dominica
  • English
  • Patois
Djibouti
  • Arabic
  • French

E

Ecuador
  • Spanish
El Salvador
  • Spanish
Ivory Coast
  • French
Eritrea
  • Tigrinya
  • Arabic
Estonia
  • Estnisch 

F

Fiji
  • Fijian
  • Hindustani
  • English
Finland
  • Finnish
  • Swedish
France
  • French

G

Gabon
  • French
Gambia
  • English
Georgia
  • Georgian
Ghana
  • English
Grenada
  • English
Greece
  • Greek
Great Britain
  • English
Guatemala
  • Spanish
Guinea
  • French
Guinea-Bissau
  • Portuguese
Guyana
  • English

H

Haiti
  • French
  • Creole
Honduras
  • Spanish
Hong Kong
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Cantonese

I

India
  • Hindi, English
  • 17 further official languages
Indonesia
  • Indonesian
Iraq
  • Arabic
  • Kurdish
Iran
  • Persian (Farsi)
Ireland
  • English
  • Irish (Gaelic)
Iceland
  • Icelandic
Israel
  • Hebrew
  • Arabic
Italy
  • Italian

J

Jamaica
  • English
Japan
  • Japanese
Yemen
  • Arabic
Jordan
  • Arabic

K

Cambodia
  • Khmer
Cameroon
  • French
  • English
Canada
  • English
  • French
Cape Verde
  • Portuguese
  • Cape Verdean Creole
Kazakhstan
  • Kazakh
  • Russian
Qatar
  • Arabic
Kenya
  • Kiswahili
Kyrgyzstan
  • Kyrgyz
  • Russian
Kiribati
  • Gilbertese
  • English
Colombia
  • Spanish
Comoros
  • Comorian
  • French
  • Arabic
Congo
  • French
Korea
  • Korean
Croatia
  • Croatian
Cuba
  • Spanish
Kuwait
  • Arabic

L

Laos
  • Lao
Lesotho
  • Sesotho
  • English
Latvia
  • Latvian
Lebanon
  • Arabic
  • French
  • English
Liberia
  • English
Libya
  • Arabic
Liechtenstein
  • German
Lithuania
  • Lithuanian
Luxembourg
  • Luxembourgish
  • German
  • French

M

Madagascar
  • Malagasy
  • French
Malawi
  • Chichewa
  • English
Malaysia
  • Malay
  • English
Maldives
  • Dhivehi
  • English
Mali
  • Bambara
  • French
Malta
  • Maltese
  • English
Morocco
  • Arabic
Marshall Islands
  • English
  • Marshallese
Mauritania
  • Arabic
  • French
Mauritius
  • English
Macedonia
  • Macedonian
Mexico
  • Spanish
Micronesia
  • English
Moldova
  • Moldovan
Monaco
  • French
Mongolia
  • Mongolian
Mozambique
  • Portuguese

N

Namibia
  • English
Nauru
  • Nauruan
  • English
Nepal
  • Nepali
New Zealand
  • English
Nicaragua
  • Spanish
The Netherlands
  • Dutch
Niger
  • French
Nigeria
  • English
  • Hausa
  • Igbo
  • Yoruba
Norway
  • Norwegian

O

Oman
  • Arabic
Austria
  • German

P

Pakistan
  • Urdu
  • Punjabi
  • Sindhi
Panama
  • Spanish
Papua New Guinea
  • English
Paraguay
  • Spanish
  • Guaraní
Peru
  • Spanish
  • Quechua
Philippines
  • Filipino
  • Tagalog
Poland
  • Polish
Portugal
  • Portuguese

R

Rwanda
  • Kinyarwanda
  • French
  • English
Romania
  • Romanian
Russia
  • Russian

S

Solomon Islands
  • English
Zambia
  • English
Samoa
  • Samoan
  • English
San Marino
  • Italian
São Tome and Principe
  • Portuguese
Saudi Arabia
  • Arabic
Sweden
  • Swedish
Switzerland
  • German
  • French
  • Italian
  • Romansh
Senegal
  • Wolof
  • French
Seychelles
  • Creole
  • English
  • French
Sierra Leone
  • English
Zimbabwe
  • English
Singapore
  • Malay
  • Chinese
  • Tamil
  • English
Slovakia
  • Slovak
Slovenia
  • Slovene
Somalia
  • Somali
Spain
  • Spanish
  • Catalan
  • Galician
  • Basque
Sri Lanka
  • Sinhalese
  • Tamil
South Africa
  • English
  • Afrikaans 
Sudan
  • Arabic
Suriname
  • Dutch
  • Hindi
  • Javanese
Swaziland
  • English
  • Swazi
Syria
  • Arabic

T

Tajikistan
  • Tajik
Taiwan
  • Chinese
Tanzania
  • Kiswahili
  • English
Thailand
  • Thai
Togo
  • French
Tonga
  • English
  • Tongan
Trinidad and Tobago
  • English
Chad
  • French
  • Arabic
Czech Republic
  • Czech
Tunisia
  • Arabic
Turkey
  • Turkish
  • Kurdish
Turkmenistan
  • Turkmen

U

Uganda
  • Kiswahili
  • English
Ukraine
  • Ukrainian
Hungary
  • Hungarian
Uruguay
  • Spanish
US
  • English
  • Spanish
Uzbekistan
  • Uzbek

V

Venezuela
  • Spanish
United Arab Emirates
  • Arabic
  • English
Vietnam
  • Vietnamese
Belarus
  • Belarusian
  • Russian

Z

Zaire
  • French
Central Africa Republic
  • Sango
  • French
Cyprus
  • Greek