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English Countries

Countries
Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Cameroon, Canada, Dominica, Fiji, Ghana, India, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Malta, Mauritius, Micronesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somaliland, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Kingdom, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Total No. Of Countries
33
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National Language
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, Jersey, Montserrat, Nauru, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States of America

Second Language
India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Singapore

Speaking Continents
Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America

Minority Language
South Africa

Regulated By
Not Available

Interesting Facts
  • Most of the English words begin with the letter S than any other letter.
  • English is third most commonly spoken language in the world.

Similar To
Not Available

Derived From
Latin

English Countries

English is one of the important languages. English countries are the countries where English is used for interaction between citizens and government officials. English countries are the countries where English is main language. In English countries, all the official documents are written in English language. In English speaking countries, various English Dialects are spoken. Each English dialect has it's own pronunciations and words, as a result of these differences, sometimes communication problems arise between speakers from different English speaking countries. Check out detailed information About English Language.

English national language and English as a Second Language

English speaking countries include both countries with English national language and English as a second language. Check if English language is one of the Most Spoken Languages.

  • English is national language of Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guam, Guyana, Jersey, Montserrat, Nauru, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States of America.

Compare English speaking countries with spanish speaking countries on English vs Spanish.

Second Language is a non-native language of the speaker, but used in the locality of that person.

  • English is second language of India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Singapore.

The English countries mentioned under English Speaking countries are the countries where majority of people speak English language.

English as minority language

Countries with English as minority language are also included in English speaking countries.

  • English is spoken as minority language in South Africa.

Along with English speaking countries check out English speaking population. The language spoken by minority of the population of a territory is called minority language.

  • Continent wise English speaking countries mainly lie in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America.

You can also explore more about all Oceania Languages which are spoken in Oceania Continent.

English Regulator and Facts

Many world languages have one or more language regulators. The bodies that regulate standard languages are usually called language academies. Official organizations that regulate English language are English regulators. English is not regulated. The regulatory bodies of English lie in English speaking countries. Some of the interesting facts of English:

  • Most of the English words begin with the letter S than any other letter.
  • English is third most commonly spoken language in the world.
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The English language is derived from Latin and is closely related to Not Available.