Namibia is a multilingual country wherein German is recognised as a national language (a form of minority language).
Are there German speakers in Africa?
In addition to the German-speaking area (German: Deutscher Sprachraum) in Europe, German-speaking minorities are present in many countries and on all six inhabited continents.
What countries mostly speak German?
German is the most widely spoken mother language and an official language in four countries in the European Union: Germany, Austria, Belgium and Luxembourg. German is also an official language in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
Which language is spoken most in world?
English is the largest language in the world, if you count both native and non-native speakers. If you count only native speakers, Mandarin Chinese is the largest. Mandarin Chinese is the largest language in the world when counting only first language (native) speakers.
What was the largest German speaking state?
Over 50 million Americans claim German ancestry, which makes them the largest single claimed ethnic group in the United States.
German speakers in the United States by states in 2000.
Do Germans speak English?
Yes, Germans do speak English! However, most expats experience a high language barrier that is created around them as a result of limited German language skills. For expats, Germany acts as a platform to boost their careers.