There are more or less 200 million French speaking people around the world. This figure comprise the people who speak French as their mother tongue and who are not resident of French speaking country but they have adapted the French language.
French is taught across the world and is equally considered as an important language subject after English. Apart from other parts of the world French is also spoken in United States of America. French language is ranked as high as English, basically just next to it in top ten language of the world. Similar to English its equally important and is included official languages in many significant international organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations and host of other worldwide institutions, few of them are, European union (EU), and World Trade Organization (WTO) etc.
One can hear French speaking people across the world around most of the continents. In fact, French is the most spoken language and has most number of native speakers across top five continents.
In Europe French is the official language of France, Monaco, Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg. France has a population in excess of sixty million people. And it is the most fashionable country in the whole world. One of the main leaders in the European Union is France.
French is the co-official language in Switzerland. This pictorial country is one of the richest countries of the world. It is the central of various international associations. One must have heard about NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Belgium, a country that has evolved with the time and its French cultural heritage.
French speaking countries in Africa are Benin, Republic of Congo, Algeria, Comoros, Burundi, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Cameroon, Cote d’ Ivoire, Central Africa Republic, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Seychelles, Tunisia, Djibouti, Reunion, Guinea, Togo, Senegal, Mauritius, Niger, Mali, Rwanda, morocco and Madagascar.
In America and Caribbean, French is spoken in Canada, Martinique, Haiti, Guadeloupe and French Guiana. In Australia, French-speaking places are, Polynesia, New Caledonia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Fortuna.
In a number of countries French hold an important position as an international language, commercial or administrative. Few of the countries are Laos, Greece, Italy, India, Lebanon, Andorra, Poland, Andorra, Argentina, Egypt, Brazil, Cambodia, Mauritania, Syria, Cape Verde, Tobago and Trinidad. Few other countries includes, Louisiana, United Kingdom, New England, Vietnam the, Vatican City. This shows that French Language is spoken almost every part of the world.