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French

Family/group:            Indo-European (Romance)

Number of speakers:  51 million in France (ca 124 million total)

Where spoken:           France, Canada, Belgium  Switzerland, Monaco, Luxembourg, many parts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas.

Script:                         Roman

French is an official language in 30 countries. Historically there were two distinct dialects: langue d�o� l in northern France, and langue d�oc in the south. the latter lives on in the current dialect of Provence. Between the 18th century and World War I French was the official language for international treaties.

 

 

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