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Countries
Belgium, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, France, Gabon, Guernesey, Guinea, Haiti, Italy, Jersey, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Monaco, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Switzerland, Togo, Vanuatu
Andora, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, France, Gibraltar, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Latvia, Luxembourg, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela, Western Sahara

Total No. Of Countries
32
3
46
1

National Language
France
Spain

Second Language
Africa, Canada
Andora, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Luxembourg, Morocco, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America, US Virgin Islands

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

Minority Language
Brazil, Cambodia, United States of America, Vietnam
Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Morocco, United Kingdom

Regulated By
Académie française (French Academy), Office québécois de la langue française
Asociación de Academias de la Lengua Española

Interesting Facts
  • French is the only language, with English, that is taught in every country of the world.
  • French is the top language in Culinary Scene.
  • One of the world's most phonetic language is Spanish.
  • Up to the 18th century, Spanish was diplomatic language.

Similar To
Italian Language
French Language

Derived From
Latin
Latin

French vs Spanish Countries

Comparing French vs Spanish countries gives you idea about number of countries that speak French and Spanish languages.

  • French Speaking Countries: Belgium, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, France, Gabon, Guernesey, Guinea, Haiti, Italy, Jersey, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Monaco, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Switzerland, Togo, Vanuatu.
  • Spanish Speaking Countries: Andora, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, France, Gibraltar, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Latvia, Luxembourg, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela, Western Sahara.

So we find that, total number of countries where French is official language is 32 whereas total number of countries where Spanish is official language is 46

Find if French and Spanish are Most Spoken Languages. Comparison of French and Spanish speaking countries will give you the presence of French and Spanish languages in different countries. Along with French vs Spanish countries, you can also compare French vs Spanish.

French and Spanish as Minority Language

In French and Spanish speaking countries you will get the countries which have French and Spanish as minority language. The language which is spoken by minority of population in the country is called as minority language.

  • French as minority language: Brazil, Cambodia, United States of America, Vietnam.
  • Spanish as minority language: Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Morocco, United Kingdom.

If you want to compare French and Spanish dialects, then you can go to French vs Spanish Dialects. Some of the official languages are also considered as minority languages.

French and Spanish Regulators

French and Spanish speaking countries provide you French and Spanish regulators which are the official organizations that regulate them. Académie française (French Academy), Office québécois de la langue française regulates French language.Spanish is regulated by Asociación de Academias de la Lengua Española. Also get to learn, French and Spanish Language History.

French and Spanish Continents

Thinking about French and Spanish continents in which French and Spanish speaking countries are present. Check out more information on French and Spanish. Most of the French speaking countries lie in Africa, Australia, Europe, North America, Oceania, Pacific, South America. While Spanish speaking countries lie in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America. Continentwise, most of the languages belong to Asian Languages and African Languages. It's always fun to know about interesting facts of any language, so lets discuss about unknown facts of French and Spanish languages:

French Interesting Facts:

  • French is the only language, with English, that is taught in every country of the world.
  • French is the top language in Culinary Scene.

Spanish Interesting Facts:

  • One of the world's most phonetic language is Spanish.
  • Up to the 18th century, Spanish was diplomatic language.

The French language was derived from Latin and is similar to Italian Language whereas French language is similar to French Language and derived from Latin.