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Which countries do not have an official language?

There are currently eight nations without an official primary language:
  • UK see here
  • USA though 20 states now have an official language — see here
  • Australia 80 % speak English but not official
  • Pakistan
  • Ethiopia
  • Somalia
  • Eritrea
  • Costa Rica
Why these countries? Read more here

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  1. Thanks for sharing the article. I love this information. English Language, English has, of course, become the world's second language. So the appearance of the two giants of Anglosphere: the UK and the USA on the list may seem puzzling. I agree with this info. English achieved a natural preeminence without the need for any paperwork to support this role.

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  2. You forgot to mention Australia & New Zealand. They both have the same situation as the UK and the US.

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    1. You are quite right about Australia - will add to main post with a credit. New Zealand is different - despite English dominating and the country being more monolingual than Australia many respects the official languages are Māori and New Zealand Sign Language.

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    3. This article is wonderful thank you :)

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