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Language: French
Number of speakers: 53500000
Language code: fra
Alternate names: Français, French
Where spoken: Andorra, Belgium, Canada, France, Luxembourg, Monaco, Switzerland, United Kingdom

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  • Language classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Gallo-Romance, Gallo-Rhaetian, Oïl, French
  • Dialects: Acadian, Acadien, Angevin, Berrichon, Bourbonnais, Bourguignon, Dgernesiais, Franc-Comtois, Franche-Comtois, Franco-Ontarien, Franco-Terreneuvien, Fribourgois, Gallo, Jèrriais, Jurassien, Lorraine, Norman, Normand, Poitevin, Québécois, Santongeais, Shippagan, Standard French
  • Also spoken in: United Arab Emirates, Austria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Benin, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Djibouti, Algeria, Gabon, Guyane française, Guinea, Guadeloupe, Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, Israel, India, Italy, Cambodia, Comoros, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Madagascar, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Niger, French Polynesia, Philippines, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Puerto Rico, Réunion, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Senegal, Chad, Togo, Tunisia, United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, Mayotte, South Africa
  • Region: Also in Algeria, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Gabon, Guadeloupe, Guinea, Haiti, India, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Libya, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Monaco, Morocco, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Niger, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Réunion, Rwanda, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, South Africa, Switzerland, Togo, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna.