Where on earth do they speak Afrikaans?

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Language: Afrikaans
Number of speakers: 4740000
Language code: afr
Alternate names: Afrikaans
Where spoken: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa

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  • Language classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, Low Saxon-Low Franconian, Low Franconian
  • Dialects: Cape Afrikaans, East Cape Afrikaans, Orange River Afrikaans, West Cape Afrikaans
  • Also spoken in: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Lesotho, Malawi, Netherlands, New Zealand, Swaziland, United States, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Region: Widespread, but less speakers in East Cape and KwaZuluNatal provinces. Also in Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Canada, Germany, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Swaziland, United Kingdom, United States, Zambia, Zimbabwe.