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Catalan speaking countries

Catalan is the official language in Andorra and is spoken in 1 more countries as monther tongue by a part of the population. The Catalan language (native name: català, valencià) has its roots in the Indo-European language family.

With a share of around 32%, it is most widespread in Andorra. A total of about 8.0 million people worldwide speak Catalan as their mother tongue.

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
SpainSouthern Europeno17.0 %7,943,000
AndorraSouthern Europeyes32.3 %25,000