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August 13, 2022

French (French: français, pronounced: [fʁɑ̃sɛ]; or langue française, pronounced: [lɑ̃ɡ fʁɑ̃sɛːz]) is a Romance language in the Indo-European language family. Inherited from Common Latin in the Roman Empire, like all Romance languages. French evolved from Romance Gaul, the Latin language spoken in Gaul. (especially Upper Gaul). The closest language to this language is Lang Doyle. (a group of languages ​​spoken in northern France and southern Belgium in the past French was also influenced by the Celtic languages ​​of Galliabeljica and Frank. (Germanic language) of the Franks after the Roman period. French is the official language in 29 countries on many continents. Most are members of the International Organization of the French (OIF)-speaking nations. French is also one of the six official languages ​​of the United Nations. and mother tongue (by number of speakers) in French; Canada (especially Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick); Belgium (Walloon Region and Capital Region Brussels); Western part of Switzerland (Romandy); part of Luxembourg; part of the united states (Louisiana, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont); Monaco; Valle d'Aosta in Italy, among others. In 2015, about 40 percent of the population spoke French. Most (including bilingual and partial speakers) live in Europe, 36 percent are in sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean, 15% are in North Africa and the Middle East, 8% are in the Americas. and 1% in Asia and Oceania, French