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How many countries speak French as their official language?

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June 28, 2011 10:39PM

France, a part of Belgium, a part of Switzerland, a part of Canada

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Appended is a list of countries in l'Organisation internationale de la Francophonie. The Francophone world is comprised of more than forty countries on five continents where French is commonly used in one of several ways:
  • As maternal language used in the home
  • As daily means of public communication
  • As the official language used in government and business
  • As the principal language of education

Countries with French as their official language sre:

1. Bénin

2. Burkina Faso

3. Berne (Suisse)

4. Communauté française de Belgique

5. Congo-Brazzaville

6. Congo--Kinshasa

7. Côte d'Ivoire

8. France

9. Gabon

10. Genève

11. Guadeloupe

12. Guinée

13. Guyane française

14. Jura

15. Mali

16. Martinique

17. Mayotte

18. Monaco

19. Niger

20. Nouvelle-Calédonie

21. Polynésie française

22. Québec

23. Réunion

24. Saint-Barthélemy

25. Saint-Martin

26. Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon

27. Sénégal

28. Togo

29. Vaud

30. Wallis-et-Futuna

Those with Frencha s the co-official languagr are:

1. Belgique

2. Berne (Suisse)

3. Burundi

4. Cameroun

5. Canada

6. Centrafrique

7. Comores

8. Djibouti

9. Fribourg (Suisse)

10. Guinée équatoriale

11. Haïti

12. Luxembourg

13. Madagascar

14. Mauritanie

15. N.-Brunswick (Canada)

16. Nunavut (Canada)

17. Pondichéry (Inde)

18. Rwanda

19. Seychelles

20. Suisse

21. Tchad

22. T. du Nord-Ouest (Canada)

23. Val d'Aoste (Italie)

24. Valais (Suisse)

25. Vanuatu

26. Yukon (Canada)