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Portuguese and Russian Speaking countries

1 Countries
1.1 Countries
Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Macau, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe
Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
1.2 Total No. Of Countries
Spanish Speakin..
10
Rank: 6 (Overall)
4
Rank: 11 (Overall)
Bhojpuri Speaking Countries
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1.3 National Language
Portugal
Russia
1.4 Second Language
United States of America
Afganistan
1.5 Speaking Continents
Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, South America
Asia, Europe
1.6 Minority Language
Australia, Daman and Diu, France, Germany, Goa, Italy, Japan, United States of America
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Poland, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
1.7 Regulated By
Academia Brasileira de Letras (Brazilian Literary Academy), Academia das Ciências de Lisboa, Classe de Letras
Russian Academy, Russian Language Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences
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.
  • In Russian language, the words are not pronounced as they are written.
  • In Russian language, there are only 200,000 words out of which only few words are used and due to this many words have more than one meaning.
1.9 Similar To
Spanish and Galician Languages
Ukrainian and Belarusian Languages
1.10 Derived From
Latin
Proto-Slavic Vocabulary

Portuguese vs Russian Countries

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

So we find that, total number of countries where Portuguese is official language is 10 whereas total number of countries where Russian is official language is 4

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

Portuguese and Russian as Minority Language

In Portuguese and Russian speaking countries you will get the countries which have Portuguese and Russian 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.
  • Russian as minority language: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Poland, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

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

Portuguese and Russian Regulators

Portuguese and Russian speaking countries provide you Portuguese and Russian 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.Russian is regulated by Russian Academy, Russian Language Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Also get to learn, Portuguese and Russian Language History.

Portuguese and Russian Continents

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

Russian Interesting Facts:

  • In Russian language, the words are not pronounced as they are written.
  • In Russian language, there are only 200,000 words out of which only few words are used and due to this many words have more than one meaning.

The Portuguese language was derived from Latin and is similar to Spanish and Galician Languages whereas Portuguese language is similar to Ukrainian and Belarusian Languages and derived from Proto-Slavic Vocabulary.