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France is the most obvious answer. However, Africa actually has more French speaking people than any other continent in the world. There are twenty-nine countries worldwide with French as an official language. Out of these twenty-nine, twenty-one of them are in Africa.

The twenty-nine countries with French as an official language are:
  • Belgium
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Djibouti
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Guinea
  • Haiti
  • Luxembourg
  • Madagascar
  • Mali
  • Monaco
  • New Caledonia
  • Niger
  • Republic of the Congo
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Switzerland
  • Togo
  • Vanuatu
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