Native Portuguese Speakers
You will get to know second language speakers of Portuguese language as well as native Portuguese Speakers under how many people speak Portuguese language. There is an estimate that there are almost 216.00 million native speakers of Portuguese language. Some languages have relatively large populations of native speakers and on other hand some languages have small population of native speakers. 15.00 million population speak Portuguese as second language where Portuguese is not the native language of the speaker. The number of second language speakers mentioned in how many people speak Portuguese are those whose native language is minority language of country in which they live. They learn the second language because it is official language of the country where they reside.
Native name of Portuguese
How many people speak Portuguese serves you with native name of Portuguese language. The native name of Portuguese is Português. Native names are the local names for the languages. The native names of the languages are used by the native speakers of that language. The alternative names of Portuguese are Português. The German and French names for Portuguese language is as follows:
French Name for Portuguese: portugais.
German Name for Portuguese: Portugiesisch.
In some applications, instead of using language names they use language codes, check out the language code of Portuguese on Portuguese Language Codes