What European countries use french as an official language?
France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Monaco, Vatican, and Vallée d'Aoste in Italy.
Belgium, France, Luxembourg, and Switzerland are four countries whose official language is French. France is the quartet's only country whose official language status is not shared with another major European language. Belgium, Luxembourg, and Switzerland respectively permit as official languages Dutch and German; German and Luxembourgish; and German, Italian, and Romansh.
Brazil, the Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guyana and Suriname are South American countries that do not have Spanish as their official language. Portuguese is the official language of Brazil while English is the official language of the Falkland Islands and of Guyana. Dutch is the official language of Suriname while French is the official language of French Guiana.
There are 29 countries worldwide where French is the officail language. French is the fourth most widely spoken mother tongue in the European Union. These 29 countries are what we call "francophone" There is no country in the world where people exclusively speak French as there are non-French-speaking groups in every one of the 29 Francophone countries. France and Monaco, however, are the only Francophone countries whose sole official language is French.
There are four South American countries where the official language isn't Spanish. In the former Portuguese colony of Brazil, the official language is Portuguese. In the former British colony of The Co-operative Republic of Guyana, the official language is English. In the former French colony of French Guiana, the official language is French. And in the former Dutch colony of Suriname, the official language is Dutch.
Spanish is the official language throughout South America, except for four countries. For the official language of Brazil is Portuguese. English is the official language of The Co-operative Republic of Guyana. The official language of French Guiana is French. And Dutch is the official language of Suriname. The countries in which Spanish is known, spoken and understood as the official language of communications are the following: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and…
No, they don't . Brazil, by far the largest country and population of those speaks Portuguese as their official language. Guyana has English as their official language. Surinam has Dutch. French Guiana has French. If you include the Caribbean and Antilles islands, more countries there have English or Dutch as their language.
There are more than three countries in which Portuguese is the official language. For it's the official language of the southwest European country of Portugal; and of former colonies of Portugal in Africa, Asia, and South America. In Africa, Portuguese remains the official language in Angola, Cape Verde Islands, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, and Sao Tome and Principe. Additionally, it now shares official language status, with Spanish and French, in the African country of Equatorial Guinea. In…
German is an official language of: Germany Austria Switzerland Liechtenstein Luxembourg Belgium It is also a co-official language in the Italian province of Bolzano - Bozen An auxiliary language in 22 municipalities in Poland. A protected minority language in the French regions of Alsace and Lorraine The administrative and command language of the Vatican's Swiss Guard
French is spoken in countries all around the world, from all over Africa to Canada. is very innacurate. French is an official language in France and some of what used to be its colonies. That is because they developed that language. That's like asking why English is the official language of America. We partially developed it and so we speak it. You will find that most countries who develop a language, unless they develop multiple…
The countries there were French colonies for a while and it was easier for everyone to speak French than to pick one of the many native languages of the area to be the official language. Choosing one of the local languages as the official language would have been viewed as favoring that particular ethnic group. french used to rule it so i became the official language.