Tajik is written with the Cyrillic alphabet
unlike Persian and Dari which are written with the Arabic alphabet
in the Persian variant.
There is Quechua, the official language in Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador.
Like all Native American languages in Spanish-speaking countries,
their official status is symbolic and isn’t utilized in the administration,
Spanish dominates. Mandarin is that the official language of the People’s Republic of China,
from Taiwan which is that the Republic of China and from Singapore.
Now we attend 4 countries! Dutch is that the official language in three countries. Netherlands , Belgium and Suriname.
But there’s Afrikaans which may be a variant of Dutch, it’s almost an equivalent language, it’s official in South Africa . there’s Swahili, the official language in Kenya and Uganda. And official de facto language in Tanzania.
Tanzania having no official language.
In Rwanda, it’s recently had national status and thus official.
Malay is formed from two very similar languages actually .
The Malaysian who is official in Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore.
In Singapore, it’s a national language while in Malaysia and Brunei,it is the sole official language.
The other Malay language is Indonesian, official in Indonesia. The main difference between Malaysian and Indonesian is the origin of foreign words.
Malaysian with a stress on English where Indonesian prefers Dutch.
Then we’ve Italian.
Official language of Italy, San Marino and Switzerland. (the Vatican)…
Apart from Switzerland, Italian is that the only official language within the other three countries.
Even if within the Vatican there also are other languages with certain statutes.
Now I advance to subsequent group,
official languages in 5 or more countries.
Serbian is that the official language in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo.
While Croatian is official in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
However, in Montenegro, we speak Montenegrin and it’s much an equivalent language as Serbian.
In addition, Croatian and Serbian are often considered an equivalent language,just like the Bosnian.
In short, we speak of one language commonly mentioned as Serbo-Croatianand that should be called Bosnian-Croatian-Montenegrin-Serbian.
This unique language is therefore official in Serbia, Montenegro,in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo.
That is a complete of 5 countries.Still with 5 countries, we’ve Russian.
Russian is official in Russia, because the only language.
In Belarus and Kazakhstan, because the main language.
And in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, as an administrative language. It is also a politician language in two unrecognized countries that are South Ossetia and Transnistria.
So we might go up to 7 countries.
With 6 countries because the official language, we’ve German.
It is the sole official language of Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein.
And it’s co-official in Switzerland, Luxembourg and Belgium.
In Belgium, it’s spoken only on a sub-regional scale, it has official status at the national level.Now we will attend the highest 5 of the ranking with languages present in many countries.
In fifth position, for the amount of nations where it’s official, we have portuguese.
Portuguese is official in Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, in Guinea-Bissau, in Sao Tome and Principe, in Cape Verde . In these seven countries, it’s the sole official language. We even have East Timor and Equatorial Guinea where it’s not the sole official language.In both cases, its status is merely symbolic.
Still a complete of 9 countries where Portuguese is that the official language nationally. in fourth position for the amount of nations we’ve Spanish. Spanish is official in Spain, the sole country in Europe. In Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador , Nicaragua, in Costa Rica and Panama in North and Central America. In Cuba and within the Dominican Republic within the Antilles.
We could also add Puerto Rico but which belongs to the us .
In Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay in South America.
Then, Equatorial Guinea in Africa.
If we do not count Puerto Rico, that’s a complete of 20 countries. In third place for the amount of nations , we’ve Arabic.
Arabic is official in many countries, although the variant of spoken Arabic is extremely different from one country to a different ,
it is always an equivalent literal form that’s used.
The countries are as follows, in Asia there are:
Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, United Arab Emirates,
Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Palestine.
Until recently, Arabic In Africa ::
there are: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria,
Morocco, Mauritania, Chad, Sudan, Eritrea,
Djibouti, Somalia and therefore the Comoros.
That makes a complete of 24 countries.
Apart from Chad and Eritrea, all of those countries are members of the Arab League .
In second position for the amount of nations , we’ve French.
In America, there are Canada and Haiti.
Burundi, Rwanda, Djibouti, Comoros, Madagascar and Seychelles.
In Europe, there are France, Monaco, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland.
And finally, there’s Vanuatu in Oceania.
That makes a complete of 29 countries.
And finally, in first position for the amount of nations , there’s English.
English is official, in America, Canada, us ,
Belize, Jamaica, Bahamas, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada,
Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and therefore the Grenadines,
Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana.
In Europe there’s the united kingdom , Ireland and Malta.
In Africa, there’s Gambia, Liberia, Sierra Leone , Ghana, Nigeria,
Cameroon, Eritrea, Sudan, South Sudan,
Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi,
Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, South Africa ,
Lesotho, Swaziland, Seychelles and Mauritius.
In Asia, there’s India, Pakistan, Singapore and therefore the Philippines.
Then finally, in Oceania, there’s Australia, New Zealand,
Papua New Guinea ,
Solomon, Vanuatu, Fiji, Palau, Nauru, Kiribati, Micronesia, Marshall, Samoa and Tonga. Which makes a complete of 56 countries! But this total varies more or less depending on who is taken into account official or not, etc.