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In which countries of the world is Spanish official language?
Arabic is spoken predominantly in how many countries?
How many French speaking countries are there?
List of countries where English is spoken.
Countries where the Portuguese language is spoken.

This is a list of countries by megalanguages, the most spoken languages in the world.

Chinese Speaking Countries | English Speaking Countries | Spanish Speaking Countries
Arabic Speaking Countries | Portuguese Speaking Countries | French Speaking Countries

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Chinese Speaking Countries
List of countries with a Chinese (Putonghua, Mandarin) speaking population or Chinese is a widely spoken language.
Chinese Speaking Countries in Asia
China Hong Kong Macau
Tibet (Tibet Autonomous Region within PR China) Indonesia (Java and Bali) Malaysia (Peninsular)
Singapore Taiwan (Republic of China)  

English Speaking Countries
List of countries and regions where English is national, primary language or is spoken by a significant portion of the population.
English Speaking Countries in Europe
United Kingdom England Scotland
Wales Northern Irleland Irleland
English Speaking Countries in Africa
Botswana Cameroon The Gambia
Ghana Kenya Lesotho
Liberia Malawi Mauritius
Namibia Nigeria Rwanda
Saint Helena Seychelles Sierra Leone
South Africa Swaziland Uganda
Zambia Zimbabwe  
English Speaking Countries in the Americas and the Caribbean
Canada United States  
Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Bahamas
Barbados Belize Cayman Islands
Dominica Grenada Guyana
Jamaica Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia
Trinidad and Tobago U.S. Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands
English Speaking Countries in Asia
Brunei Darussalam India Pakistan
Philippines Singapore Sri Lanka
English Speaking Countries in Australia and the Pacifics
Australia American Samoa Cook Islands
Fiji Guam Kiribati
Marshall Islands Micronesia (Fed. States of) Nauru
New Zealand Niue Northern Mariana Islands
Palau Pitcairn Samoa
Solomon Islands Tonga Tuvalu
English is the primary language* in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia (Australian English), the Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Belize (Belizean Kriol), the British Indian Ocean Territory, the British Virgin Islands, Canada (Canadian English), the Cayman Islands, the Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guam, Guernsey (Channel Island English), Guyana, Ireland (Hiberno-English), Isle of Man (Manx English), Jamaica (Jamaican English), Jersey, Montserrat, Nauru, New Zealand (New Zealand English), Pitcairn Islands, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, the Turks and Caicos Islands, the United Kingdom, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the United States.

List of Spanish Speaking Countries
List of countries in which Spanish has full legal or official status or in which Spanish is widely spoken.
Spanish Speaking Countries in Europe
Spain Andorra Gibraltar
Spanish Speaking Countries in Africa
Equatorial Guinea    
Spanish Speaking Countries in the Americas and the Caribbean
Argentina Bolivia Chile
Colombia Costa Rica Cuba
Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador
Guatemala Honduras Mexico
Nicaragua Panama Paraguay
Peru Puerto Rico United States
Uruguay Venezuela  
Spanish is the official language** in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

Arabic Speaking Countries (in various dialects)
List of countries with Arabic as primary language or countries in which Arabic is widely spoken.
Arabic Speaking Countries in Africa
Algeria Chad Comoros
Djibouti Egypt Eritrea
Libya Mauritania Morocco
Sudan Tunisia Tanzania
Arabic Speaking Countries in Asia (Middle East)
Bahrain Iraq Israel
Jordan Kuwait Lebanon
Oman Palestinian territories Qatar
Saudi Arabia Syria United Arab Emirates
Arabic is the official language** in Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Palestine, and Western Sahara.

Portuguese Speaking Countries
List of countries with Portuguese as official language or is regularly used by a large portion of the population.
Portugal Angola Brazil
Cape Verde Equatorial Guinea Mozambique
Guinea-Bissau Macau São Tomé and Principe
Timor-Leste (East Timor)    
Portuguese is the official language** in Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Portugal, Guinea-Bissau, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Cape Verde, and São Tomé and Príncipe.

List of French Speaking Countries
Francophone countries of the world. List of countries where French is native language, or French is regularly in use.
French Speaking Countries in Europe
France Belgium Luxembourg
Monaco Switzerland  
French Speaking Countries in Africa
Algeria Benin Burkina Faso
Burundi Cameroon Central African Republic
Chad Comoros Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo, Republic of the Côte d'Ivoire Djibouti
Equatorial Guinea Gabon Guinea
Madagascar Mali Mauritius
Morocco Niger Réunion
Rwanda Senegal Seychelles
Togo Tunisia  
French Speaking Countries in the Americas and the Caribbean
Canada French Guiana Guadeloupe
Haiti Martinique  
French Speaking Countries in Australia and the Pacifics
French Polynesia New Caledonia Vanuatu
french is the official language** in Belgium, Benin, Burkina, Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Central, African, Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte, d'Ivoire, Democratic, Republic, of, the, Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial, Guinea, France, Guinea, Haiti, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Monaco, Niger, Republic, of, the, Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Switzerland, Togo, and Vanuatu.
* Primary language also called first language (also mother tongue, native language, or L1) is the first language a human being learns.

** Official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country, state, or other territory as well as working languages in internatinal Organizations like the United Nations, or the European Union.

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