How did the official language of Italy originate?

Answer Italian is the official language of Italy. It and the many hundreds of dialects spoken in Italy are a Romance language derived from Vulgar Latin, "the colloquial language of the late Roman empire,"... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How did the official language of Italy originate

What is the official language of Rome, Italy?

Rome is the capital city of Italy. Italian is the official language of the entire country of Italy, and therefore also of its capital city. Despite Italian being widely spoken around the country fo... Read More »

What language was most commonly used in India when Hindi became the official language in 1965?

Information from the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Linguistics explains that prior to Hindi becoming India's official language, English was spoken in all of India's regions. Because ma... Read More »

Where in Italy does fried calamari originate from?

I doesn't come from anywhere. Anyone at any time in history, if lucky to catch some calamari and having perhaps some form of fat (olive oil, argan oil, mustard oil, coconut oil, lard, goose fat, si... Read More »

Why Portuguese is the Official Language of Brazil?

Brazil sets itself apart from the rest of South America because the vast majority of its 200 million people speak Portuguese instead of Spanish. There are three major reasons for this.