Official language in: Poland
Minority language in: Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Western Ukraine, Western Belarus
Spoken by: 45 million (native)
Language family: Lechitic – West Slavic – Balto-Slavic – Indo-European
Writing system: Latin (Polish alphabet)
Fun Fact: Dziewięćsetdziewięćdziesięciodziewięcionarodowościowego is the longest Polish word with 54 letters. It roughly stands for “of nine-hundred and ninety-nine nationalities”. Try saying that!