Languages listed by continent

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East Africa

Country Capital National language/s Number of spoken languages or dialects
Burundi Bujumbura Kirundi 3
Rwanda Kigali Kinyarwanda 3
Eritrea Asmara Tigrinisch 15
Ethiopia Addis Abeba Amharisch 86
Somalia Mogadischu Somali 13
Kenya Nairobi Swahili
Kikuyu
67
Zimbabwe Harare Ndebele
Shona
21
Congo Kinshasa Kikongo
Lingala
Swahili
Tschiluba
62

Central Africa

Country Capital National language/s Number of spoken languages or dialects
Angola Luanda Kimbundu
Kikongo
37
Republic of Congo Brazzaville Kituba 210
Cameroon Yaounde Bafanji
Bafut
Ewondo
280

West Africa

Country Capital National language/s Number of spoken languages or dialects
Benin Porto Novo Dendi
Fon
55
 Liberia  Monrovia  Mende  31
 Burkina Faso  Ouagadougou  Jula
Zarma
 70
 Mali  Bamako Bamanankan
Bambara
Fula
Sonike
 66
 Niger  Niamey  Fula
Hausa
Zarma
 21
 Nigeria  Abuja  Agbor
Abriba
Edo
Igbo/Ibo
Yoruba
Hausa
Isan
 520

South Asia

Country Capital National language/s Number of spoken languages or dialects
Afghanistan Kabul Dari
Paschto
40
Bangladesch Dhaka Bengali 41

South-East Asia

Country Capital National language/s Number of spoken languages or dialects
Philippinen Manila Filipino 182

West Asia

Country Capital National language/s Number of spoken languages or dialects
Saudi-Arabien Riad Arabisch 5
Türkei Ankara Türkisch 35

East Europe

Country Capital National language/s Number of spoken languages or dialects
Russia Moscow Russian NS
Poland Warsaw Polish 17

Northern Europe

Country Capital National language/s Number of spoken languages or dialects
Denmark Copenhagen Danish 7
Sweden Stockholm Swedish 14

Southern Europe / Southeast Europe

Country Capital National language/s Number of spoken languages or dialects
Italy Rome Italian 35
Portugal Lissabon Portuguese 10
Serbia Belgrade Serbian 15
Spain Madrid Spanish 15
Romania Bucharest Romanian 23
Bulgaria Sofia Bulgarian 11

Western Europe

Country Capital National language/s Number of spoken languages or dialects
France Paris French 23
Germany Berlin German 27
Netherlands Amsterdam Dutch 15
*Source: Ethnologue, Wikipedia