Skip to main content

Which countries do not have an official language?

According to Henry Hitchings Language Wars (2011) these nations do not currently have an official primary language:
Why these countries? Read more here

Comments

  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.

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

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    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.

      Delete
    2. This comment has been removed by the author.

      Delete
    3. This article is wonderful thank you :)

      Delete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Why is English not the official language of England?

58 countries list English as an official language - but not the UK.