Why French is an official language?
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 (then its numbers that count the most), then they speak that language.
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 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.
French is not the only official language of Canada; it is one of the official languages, the other being English. Canada was explored and settled first by French-speaking Europeans, and there remain French-speaking communities all over Canada, most notably, of course, in the Province of Quebec, where French is not only the dominant language, but the (only) official language as well.
English is the predominant language. French is also an official language. Various native Canadian languages are also officially supported. french == == Actually, on Wikipedia's article on "Canada", it is specified that the Official language of Canada is both French and English. However, English is more dominant in all of Canada. English and French are officially the official languages.
creole are the most popular language in the caribbean That's just our slang though and you'll find that ever Caribbean country just like ever other country have their own slang. The most spoken language in the Caribbean is English English, Spanish, Dutch and French. Jamaica- official language is English, dialect is patois creole, Barbados- English Dominica-official language is English, dialect french creole, St. Lucia- official language is English, dialect is french creole, St. Vincent and…
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.