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Translating into French

Translating French means speaking with Francophone’s around the world. Because, dispersed throughout the world, French is the fifth most spoken language daily. It is also one of the official languages of several organizations such as the European Union, the United Nations and the International Court of Justice. For these, translation is necessary to ensure a good understanding between the different members.

French is today spoken on all continents by about 274 million people, of whom 212 million use it daily, 76 million being native speakers.

In 2014, 77 million students and students learn French in the world. It is one of the six official languages and one of the two working languages (with English) of the United Nations, and the official or working language of several international or regional organizations, including the European Union.

The French language in the world

French is the mother tongue mainly in France (the country with the largest population having this language for mother tongue), in Belgium (in Wallonia and in the Brussels-Capital Region), in Monaco, in Luxembourg (where it is one of the three official languages of the country), in French-speaking Switzerland (French is one of the four official languages of Switzerland) and in Valle d’Aosta (Italy)