Posts Tagged ‘languages’


What am I talking about?

June 11, 2015
I am a sucker for a good infographic.  Here is another one that I found interesting.
Mother tongues
There are at least 7,102 known languages alive in the world today. Twenty-three of these languages are a mother tongue for more than 50 million people. The 23 languages make up the native tongue of 4.1 billion people. We represent each language within black borders and then provide the numbers of native speakers (in millions) by country. The colour of these countries shows how languages have taken root in many different regions

Infographic by Alberto Lucas Lopez – click here for his website and a larger version of the graphic.languages_web_1000