List of Official Languages of European Countries

Europe, A landmass consists of many countries with different languages and culture. Although English is a major language, Many different languages found in European countries. Almost every country has its own languages and English is widely spoken in Europe. Apart from English language, German, French, and Italian have a higher status compared to other languages in Europe. The United Kingdom, Ireland, Netherlands, Sweden, Malta and Denmark are the countries where people with very good knowledge of English.

There are 24 official languages in the European Union (EU).

NoOfficial LanguagesCountries
1BulgarianBulgaria
2CroatianCroatia
3CzechCzech Republic
4DanishDenmark
5DutchBelgium
Netherlands
6EnglishIreland
Malta
United Kingdom
7EstonianEstonia
8FinnishFinland
9FrenchBelgium
France
Luxembourg
10GermanAustria
Belgium
Germany
Luxembourg
11GreekCyprus
Greece
12HungarianHungary
13IrishIreland
14ItalianItaly
15LatvianLatvia
16LithunianLithuania
17MalteseMalta
18PolishPoland
19PortugesePortugal
20RomanianRomania
21SlovakSlovakia
22SlovenianSlovenia
23SpanishSpain
24SwedishSweden
Finland

Official languages outside European Union.

NoOfficial LanguagesCountries
1AlbanianAlbania
2CatalanAndorra
3ArmenianArmenia
4AzerbaijaniAzerbaijan
5BelarusianBelarus
6BosnianBosnia and Herzegovina
7GreekCyprus
8AbkhazianGeorgia
9GeorgiansGeorgia
10IcelandicIceland
11KazakhKazakhstan
12GermanLiechtenstein
Switzerland
13MacedonianMacedonia
14RomanianMoldova
15FrenchMonaco
Switzerland
16MontenegrinMontenegro
17SamiNorway
18NorwegianNorway
19PortuguesePortugal
20RussianRussia
21ItalianSan Marino
Switzerland
22SerbianSerbia
23RomanshSwitzerland
24TurkishTurkey
Cyprus
25UkrainianUkraine
26LatinVatican City
Official Languages Europe

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  • Belgium has three official languages, Dutch, French and German.
  • Switzerland has four official languages,¬†German, French, Italian, Romansh.
  • Malta has two official languages, they are English and Maltese.
  • importantly, over 200 indigenous languages remains and some are endangered.
  • Russian, German, French, Italian, and English are the official languages of many European countries.
  • On the other hand, English is spreading in europe as one of the main language.
  • As a second language, over 200 million English speakers in Europe.
  • Some 94% of the total population of European are native speakers of an Indo-European language.
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