Official language in: Germany
Co-language in: Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein
Minority language in: Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, Namibia, Poland, Romania, Russia. Also a regional minority language in Brazil (Espirito Santo region) and parts of Slovakia
Spoken by: 95 million (native)
Language family: High German – West Germanic – Germanic – Indo-European
Writing system: Latin (German alphabet)
Fun Fact: In German, all nouns are capitalized. Unlike English, this rule applies not only to proper names, but to all nouns; there are no exceptions.