German is one of the major languages of the world. It is the most spoken native language within the European Union. German is also widely taught as a foreign language, especially in continental Europe, where it is the third most taught foreign language (after English and French), and the United States.
- 95 million (2014), L2 speakers: 80–85 million (2014)
The German Wikipedia ( German: Deutschsprachige Wikipedia) is the German-language edition of Wikipedia, a free and publicly editable online encyclopedia . Founded on March 16, 2001, it is the second-oldest Wikipedia (after the English Wikipedia ), and with 2,789,072 articles, at present (2023) the third-largest edition of Wikipedia by number of ...
- 16 March 2001; 22 years ago
- Wikimedia Foundation
German (German: Deutsch) is a West Germanic language. It is spoken in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg; natively by around 100 million people. It is the most widely spoken mother tongue in the first language. There are some people who speak German in Belgium, The Netherlands, France and Northern Italy.
- 90 million (2010) to 95 million (2014), L2 speakers: 10–15 million (2014)
German is a language of Austria, Belgium, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Switzerland and has regional status in Italy, Poland, Namibia and Denmark. German also continues to be spoken as a minority language by immigrant communities in North America, South America, Central
- 52- (phylozone)
Wikipedia ist ein Projekt zum Aufbau einer Enzyklopädie aus freien Inhalten, zu denen du sehr gern beitragen kannst. Seit März 2001 sind 2.802.897 Artikel in deutscher Sprache entstanden. Geographie.
The official language of Germany is German, with over 95 percent of the country speaking Standard German or a dialect of German as their first language. This figure includes speakers of Northern Low Saxon , a recognized minority or regional language that is not considered separately from Standard German in statistics.