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Portuguese and Dutch Speaking countries

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1 Countries
1.1 Countries
Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Macau, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe
Aruba, Belgium, Curacao, Netherlands, Sint Maarten, Suriname
1.2 Total No. Of Countries
Spanish Speakin..
10
Rank: 6 (Overall)
6
Rank: 9 (Overall)
Bhojpuri Speaking Countries
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1.3 National Language
Portugal
Aruba, Belgium, Curacao, Netherlands, Sint Maarten, Suriname
1.4 Second Language
United States of America
South Africa
1.5 Speaking Continents
Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, South America
Asia, Europe, North America, South America
1.6 Minority Language
Australia, Daman and Diu, France, Germany, Goa, Italy, Japan, United States of America
France, Germany, Indonesia
1.7 Regulated By
Academia Brasileira de Letras (Brazilian Literary Academy), Academia das Ciências de Lisboa, Classe de Letras
Nederlandse Taalunie (Dutch Language Union)
1.8 Interesting Facts
  • Portuguese language has absorbed many words from French, Italian, Arabic and also from indigenous South American and African languages.
  • The first written document in Portuguese language was found in the 12th century.
  • Dutch language consist of extremely long words. The longest dutch word in the dictionary is 53 letters long.
  • There exists 75% borrowed words in Dutch language, and a lot of those are French, English and Hebrew.
1.9 Similar To
Spanish and Galician Languages
German and English Languages
1.10 Derived From
Latin
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Portuguese vs Dutch Countries

Comparing Portuguese vs Dutch countries gives you idea about number of countries that speak Portuguese and Dutch languages.

So we find that, total number of countries where Portuguese is official language is 10 whereas total number of countries where Dutch is official language is 6

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

Portuguese and Dutch as Minority Language

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

  • Portuguese as minority language: Australia, Daman and Diu, France, Germany, Goa, Italy, Japan, United States of America.
  • Dutch as minority language: France, Germany, Indonesia.

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

Portuguese and Dutch Regulators

Portuguese and Dutch speaking countries provide you Portuguese and Dutch regulators which are the official organizations that regulate them. Academia Brasileira de Letras (Brazilian Literary Academy), Academia das Ciências de Lisboa, Classe de Letras regulates Portuguese language.Dutch is regulated by Nederlandse Taalunie (Dutch Language Union). Also get to learn, Portuguese and Dutch Language History.

Portuguese and Dutch Continents

Thinking about Portuguese and Dutch continents in which Portuguese and Dutch speaking countries are present. Check out more information on Portuguese and Dutch. Most of the Portuguese speaking countries lie in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, South America. While Dutch speaking countries lie in 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 Portuguese and Dutch languages:

Portuguese Interesting Facts:

  • Portuguese language has absorbed many words from French, Italian, Arabic and also from indigenous South American and African languages.
  • The first written document in Portuguese language was found in the 12th century.

Dutch Interesting Facts:

  • Dutch language consist of extremely long words. The longest dutch word in the dictionary is 53 letters long.
  • There exists 75% borrowed words in Dutch language, and a lot of those are French, English and Hebrew.

The Portuguese language was derived from Latin and is similar to Spanish and Galician Languages whereas Portuguese language is similar to German and English Languages and derived from Not Available.