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Are you exporting or looking to export in foreign markets? Here's a handy list of which languages are spoken in each country of the world to help you determine which languages you should consider translating into.

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Country                   

Languages                     

 

Afghanistan

 

Pashto, Dari, Uzbek, Turkmen, Balochi, Pashayi, Nuristani

 

Albania

 

Albanian, Italian, Greek, English

 

Algeria

 

Modern Standard Arabic, Tamazight, French

 

American Samoa

 

Samoan, English

 

Andorra

 

Catalan, Spanish, French, Portuguese

 

Angola

 

Portuguese, French, English

 

Anguilla

 

English

 

Antigua and Barbuda

 

English

 

Argentina

 

Spanish, English, Portuguese, Italian, French, German

 

Armenia

 

Armenian, English, Kurdish, Assyrian, Greek, Russian 

 

Aruba

 

Dutch, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese

 

Australia

 

English (Australian)

 

Austria

 

German (Austrian), Austro-Bavarian, Alemannic, English, French, Italian

 

Azerbaijan 

 

Azerbaijani, English, Russian

 

Bahamas

 

English

 

Bahrain

 

Arabic, Persian, Udru

 

Bangladesh

 

Bengali, English, Arabic

 

Barbados

 

English 

 

Belarus

 

Belarusian, Russian, Polish, Ukrainian, Lithuanian

 

Belgium

 

Dutch (Flemish), French, German

 

Belize

 

English, Spanish

 

Benin

 

French, Baatonum

 

Bermuda

 

English

 

Bhutan

 

Dzongkha, Nepali

 

Bolivia

 

Spanish (Bolivian)

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian

 

Botswana

 

English, Setswana

 

Brazil

 

Portuguese (Brazilian)

 

British Virgin Islands

 

English

 

Brunei

 

Malay, English

 

Bulgaria

 

Bulgarian, Turkish, Roma

 

Burkina Faso

 

French 

 

Burundi 

 

Kirundi, English, French

 

Cambodia

 

Khmer

 

Cameroon

 

French, English

 

Canada

 

English, French (Canadian)

 

Cabo Verde

 

Portuguese

 

Cayman Islands

 

English

 

Central African Republic

 

French, Sangho

 

Chad

 

French, Arabic (Chadian)

 

Chile

 

Spanish (Chilean)

 

China

 

Mandarin, Cantonese

 

Christmas Island

 

English 

 

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

 

Malay, English

 

Colombia

 

Spanish (Colombian)

 

Comoros

 

French, Comorian, Arabic

 

Cook Islands

 

English, Rarotongan

 

Costa Rica

 

Spanish (Costa Rican)

 

Croatia

 

Croatian

 

Cuba

 

Spanish (Cuban)

 

Cyprus

 

Turkish, Greek

 

Czech Republic

 

Czech

 

Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

French, Kituba, Lingala

 

Denmark

 

Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic, German

 

Djibouti

 

Arabic, French, Somali, Anfar

 

Dominica

 

English

 

Dominican Republic

 

Spanish (Dominican) 

 

Ecuador

 

Spanish (Ecuadorian), Kichwa, Shuar

 

Egypt

 

Modern Standard Arabic, Arabic (Egyptian)

 

El Salvador

 

Spanish (Salvadoran)

 

Equatorial Guinea

 

French, Spanish, Portuguese

 

Eritrea

 

Tigrinya, Arabic, English

 

Estonia

 

Estonian, Russian

 

Ethiopia 

 

Amharic, Omoro

 

Falkland Islands

 

English

 

Faroe Islands

 

Faroese, Danish

 

Fiji

 

English, Fijan, Hindi (Fiji)

 

Finland

 

Finnish, Swedish

 

France

 

French

 

French Guiana

 

French, English

 

French Polynesia 

 

French, Tahitian, English

 

Gabon

 

French

 

Gambia

 

English, Mandinka

 

Georgia

 

Georgian, Russian

 

Germany

 

German

 

Ghana

 

English

 

Gibraltar

 

English

 

Greece

 

Greek

 

Greenland

 

Greenlandic, Danish, English

 

Grenada

 

English, French (Grenadian)

 

Guadeloupe

 

French

 

Guam

 

Chamorro, English

 

Guatemala

 

Spanish (Guatemalan)

 

Guinea 

 

French, Fula, Malinké, Susu, Kissi, Kpelle, Toma

 

Guinea-Bissau

 

Portuguese, French

 

Guyana 

 

English

 

Haiti

 

Hatian Creole, French

 

Honduras

 

Spanish (Honduran)

 

Hong Kong

 

Cantonese

 

Hungary 

 

Hungarian

 

Iceland

 

Icelandic

 

India

 

Hindi, English (many other regional languages and dialects)

 

Indonesia

 

Indonesian

 

Iran

 

Persian

 

Iraq

 

Arabic

 

Ireland

 

English, Irish

 

Isle of Man

 

English, Manx English

 

Israel

 

Hebrew, Arabic

 

Italy 

 

Italian

 

Jamaica

 

English, Jamaican Patois

 

Japan

 

Japanese

 

Jersey

 

French, English

 

Jordan 

 

Arabic

 

Kazakhstan

 

Kazakh, Russian

 

Kenya

 

Swahili, English

 

Kiribati

 

EnglishKiribati

 

Kosovo

 

Albanian, Serbian

 

Kuwait

 

Arabic

 

Kyrgyzstan 

 

Kyrgyz, Russian

 

Laos

 

Lao

 

Latvia

 

Latvian

 

Lebanon

 

Arabic, French

 

Lesotho

 

English, Southern Sotho

 

Liberia

 

English

 

Libya

 

Arabic

 

Liechtenstein

 

German

 

Lithuania

 

Lithuanian

 

Luxembourg 

 

French, Luxembourgish, German

 

Madagascar

 

Malagasy, French

 

Malawi

 

Chewa, English

 

Malaysia

 

Malay

 

Maldives

 

Divehi

 

Mali

 

French

 

Malta

 

English, Maltese

 

Marshall Islands

 

English, Marshallese

 

Mauritania

 

Arabic

 

Mauritius

 

Mauritian Creole, English, French

 

Mayotte

 

French

 

Mexico

 

Spanish (Mexican)

 

Moldova

 

Romanian

 

Monaco

 

French

 

Mongolia

 

Mongolian

 

Montenegro

 

Montenegrin

 

Montserrat

 

English

 

Morocco

 

Arabic, Berber

 

Mozambique 

 

Portuguese

 

Namibia

 

English

 

Nauru

 

English, Nauruan

 

Nepal

 

Nepali

 

Netherlands

 

Dutch, Frisian, English, Papiamento

 

New Caledonia

 

French

 

New Zealand

 

Māori, English

 

Nicaragua

 

Spanish (Nicaraguan), English

 

Niger

 

French

 

Nigeria

 

English, Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, Ijaw, Tiv

 

Niue

 

English, Niue

 

Norfolk Island

 

English, Norfuk

 

North Korea

 

Korean

 

Northern Mariana Islands

 

English, Chamorro, Carolinian

 

Norway 

 

Norwegian (Nynorsk and Bokmål)

 

Oman 

 

Arabic

 

Pakistan

 

Urdu, English

 

Palau

 

EnglishPalauan

 

Panama

 

Spanish (Panamanian)

 

Papua New Guinea

 

Tok Pisin, English, Hiri Motu

 

Paraguay

 

Paraguayan Guaraní, Spanish

 

Peru

 

Spanish (Peruvian), Aymara, Quechua

 

Philippines

 

English, Filipino

 

Pitcairn Islands

 

English, Pitkern

 

Poland

 

Polish

 

Portugal

 

Portuguese

 

Puerto Rico 

 

Spanish (Puerto Rican), English

 

Qatar 

 

Arabic

 

Romania

 

Romanian

 

Russia

 

Russian

 

Rwanda 

 

Kinyarwanda, English, French

 

Samoa

 

English, Samoan

 

San Marino

 

Italian

 

Saudi Arabia

 

Arabic

 

Senegal

 

French, Wolof

 

Serbia

 

Serbian

 

Seychelles

 

French, Seselwa, English

 

Sierra Leone

 

English, Bengali

 

Singapore

 

English, Malay, Tamil, Mandarin

 

Slovakia

 

Slovak

 

Slovenia

 

Slovene

 

Solomon Islands

 

English, Solomans Pijin

 

Somalia

 

Somali, Arabic

 

South Africa

 

Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zula

 

South Korea

 

Korean

 

Spain

 

Spanish

 

Sri Lanka

 

Sinhala, Tamil, English

 

Sudan

 

Arabic, English

 

Suriname

 

Dutch

 

Swaziland

 

English, Swazi

 

Sweden

 

Swedish

 

Switzerland

 

German, French, Italian, Romansh

 

Syria 

 

Arabic

 

Taiwan

 

Mandarin

 

Tajikistan

 

Tajiki, Russian, Persian

 

Tanzania

 

Swahili, English

 

Thailand

 

Thai

 

Togo

 

French

 

Tonga

 

English, Tongan

 

Trinidad and Tobago

 

English

 

Tunisia

 

Arabic

 

Turkey

 

Turkish

 

Turkmenistan

 

Turkmen, Russian

 

Turks and Caicos Islands

 

English

 

Tuvalu 

 

EnglishTuvaluan

 

Uganda

 

English, Swahili

 

Ukraine

 

Ukrainian

 

United Arab Emirates

 

Arabic

 

United Kingdom

 

English

 

United States

 

English (American)

 

Uruguay

 

Spanish (Uruguayan)

 

US Virgin Islands

 

English

 

Uzbekistan 

 

Uzbek

 

Vanuatu

 

French, Bislama, English

 

Venezuela

 

Spanish (Venezuelan)

 

Vietnam 

 

Vietnamese

 

Wallis and Futuna 

 

French

 

Yemen 

 

Arabic

 

Zambia

 

English

 

Zimbabwe

 

English, Ndebele, Shona

 

 

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