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Somali Speaking Countries

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1 Countries
1.1 Countries
Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia
1.2 Total No. Of Countries
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Rank: 12 (Overall)
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1.3 National Language
Somalia
1.4 Second Language
Not spoken in any of the countries
1.5 Speaking Continents
Africa, Middle East
1.6 Minority Language
Yemen
1.7 Regulated By
National Languages Committee, Regional Somali Language Academy
1.8 Interesting Facts
  • Somali language is one of the best documented Afro-Asiatic languages.
  • One of the most widely spoken of the Cushitic languages is the Somali Language.
1.9 Similar To
Afar and Oromo Language
1.10 Derived From
Arabic Language

Somali Countries

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

Somali national language and Somali as a Second Language

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

  • Somali is national language of Somalia.

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

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

  • Somali is not spoken as second language.

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

Somali as minority language

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

  • Somali is spoken as minority language in Yemen.

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

  • Continent wise Somali speaking countries mainly lie in Africa, Middle East.

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

Somali 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 Somali language are Somali regulators. Somali is regulated by National Languages Committee, Regional Somali Language Academy. The regulatory bodies of Somali lie in Somali speaking countries. Some of the interesting facts of Somali:

  • Somali language is one of the best documented Afro-Asiatic languages.
  • One of the most widely spoken of the Cushitic languages is the Somali Language.
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The Somali language is derived from Arabic Language and is closely related to Afar and Oromo Language.

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