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  • Sandeshrai90

    hey nice ha

  • Jua31

    That info is wrong, Mandarin is more popular than Cantonese.

  • Jaswsunny

    Mandarin is actually standard Chinese–the official language. Cantonese is mostly spoken in Guangzhou, Hong Kong, and Macau.

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  • BL

    i was so surprised when i see they put cantonese on top of the list

  • Joe

    Correction: Portuguese is officially spoken in 6 African countries: Angola, Mozambique, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde, Sao Tome & Principe, Equatorial Guinea. Additionally, Portuguese is the official language of Portugal, Azores, Madeira, Brazil, East Timor, and Macau, China. And until 1965 Portuguese was also the official language of Goa, Daman and Diu in India. As a first language, Portuguese is spoken by 225 million, and is a lot more spoken as a first language than even French.

  • Tom

    Yes, you are absolutely correct Joe. Portuguese should actually be ranked in 5th, or at least in 6th position given the great number of people (225 million) who speak Portuguese as a 1st language.

  • ahmed

    hi
    Arabic is not 340 million is 452 million

  • JuneBug

    This is actually a list of native speakers – in other words, number of population in countries. The list of actual spoken, or popular languages is this …

    http://listverse.com/2008/06/26/top-10-most-spoken-languages-in-the-world/