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Languages in Each Country


Click the country name for the full Ethnologue listing of the languages spoken in that country.

Note:  Ethnologue listings are not consistent.  For some countries, languages spoken by non-indigenous populations are listed, for others they are not.  In some cases, additional languages are mentioned in the summary introduction.

Also note that the Ethnologue lists languages, not ethnic groups.  Some ethnic notes are included in the comments on some languages.  A language may be spoken by more than one Ethnolinguistic group, and likewise, one Ethnic group may be multilingual, or consist of different sub-groups speaking different languages, but still considering themselves one ethnic group.





Saudi Arabia

United Arab Emirates


Prepared by Orville B. Jenkins, Ed.D., Ph.D.
Research Consultant

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