Official language in: India, Pakistan
Minority language in: South Africa
Spoken by: 70 million (native)
Language family: Hindustani – Indo-Aryan – Indo-Iranian – Indo-European
Writing system: Perso-Arabic (Urdu alphabet)
Fun Fact: The first known book in Urdu is سب رس [Sabras], written in 1635-36 by Mullah Asadullah Wajhi. the book was handwritten.
Why not take the Language of the Month Challenge for Urdu.
Send your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org
See here what challenges others have done.
Urdu Language information pack