Why do people speak French in Switzerland?

Answer According to "All About Switzerland," the country does not have a single dominant language, with four languages adopted as official languages of the country. Switzerland's official languages are F... Read More »

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Do people from the German part of Switzerland speak French, generally?

It might be difficult to find French-speaking people in the streets in the German-speaking part. Its easier in places close to the language-border (like Berne). In most other towns, people will onl... Read More »

In percentage, how many people in Switzerland are able to speak the 3 languages: French, German and Italian?

I lived in Switzerland for approximately 2 years and if someone said 'pack your bags, you're leaving on the next'll live there indefinitely'..I'd go.I speak English, and (barely) enough... Read More »

Where do people speak French in Canada?

French-speaking areas of Canada include Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. There are smaller French-speaking communities that are also located throughout Ontario and other... Read More »

How many people speak French in Africa?

The vast majority of French speakers around the world live in Africa, where roughly 115 million people speak French. French is the official language of 20 African countries, including Chad, Congo a... Read More »