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ASIA |
Country | Languages | Nº of Langua-ges | Top 5 |
| Oficial L. | Other L. | | |
India | Hindi, English (the most important language for national, political, and commercialcommunication) | Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Panjabi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu | 227 | * Hindi * English * Bengali * Panjabi * Urdu |China | Putonghua (Mandarin) | Wu (spoken in Shanghai), Yue (Cantonese) and other Chinese dialects like Min, Hakka (Kejia), Gan and Xiang. | 241 | * Mandarin * Wu * Yue * Min * Hakka |
Israel| Hebrew (Ivrit), Arabic | Yiddish, Ladino, Judeo-Arabic, Judeo-Tat, Judeo-Berber, English - is the major foreign language. | 8 | * Hebrew * Arabic * Widdish * Ladino * English |Pakistan | Urdu 8%, English (official and "lingua franca" of Pakistani elite and most government ministries) | Punjabi 48%, Sindhi 12%, Siraiki (a Punjabi variant) 10%, Pashtu 8%, Balochi 3%, Hindko 2%,Brahui 1%, Burushaski, and other 8% | 77 | * Urdu * English * Punjabi * Sindhi * Siraiki |
Syria | Arabic (Arabiyya) | Kurdish, Armenian, Aramaic, Circassian widely understood; French,English somewhat understood. | 7 | * Arabic * Kurdish * Armenian * Aramaic * Cicassian |
Malaysia | Bahasa Melayu | English, Chinese dialects, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai; note:in addition, in East Malaysia several indigenous languages are spoken, the largest are Iban and Kadazan. | 147 | * Basha M * English * Chinese * Tamil * Telugu * Malayalam |
COUNTRIESWITH THE GREATEST NUMBER OF LANGUAGES

AFRICA |
Country | Languages | Nº of Langua-ges | Top 5 |
| Oficial L. | Other L. | | |
Democratic Republic of the Congo | French | Lingala (alingua franca trade language), Kingwana (a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili), Kikongo, Tshiluba. | 216 | * French * Lingala * Kingwana * Kikongo * Tshiluba |
Eritrea | Tigrinya (Tigrigna),...
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