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Hindi is the official language in India and is spoken in 5 more countries as monther tongue by a part of the population.

With a share of around 44%, it is most widespread on the Fijis. A total of about 543 million people worldwide speak Hindi as their mother tongue.
CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
IndiaSouth Asiayes41.0 %542,910,000
FijiMelanesiano43.7 %393,000
New ZealandAustralia/New Zealandno1.6 %75,000
JamaicaCaribbeanno1.9 %55,000
Trinidad and TobagoCaribbeanno3.4 %46,000
MauritiusEastern Africano1.2 %15,000