Official language in: Portugal, Brazil
Co-language in: Angola, Mozambique, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Macau, Sao Tome & Principe
Minority language in: East Timor, Cape Verde
Spoken by: 250 million (native)
Language family: West Iberian – Ibero-Romance – Western Romance – Romance – Italic – Indo-European
Writing system: Latin (Portuguese alphabet)
Fun Fact: Portuguese is the sixth most spoken language in the world, and it also has a presence on almost all of the continents. In fact, only 5% of Portuguese speakers live in Portugal. It is the fastest-growing European language in the world behind English.
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Portuguese speaking world