Cool Facts About Languages

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1. There are over 7,000 languages spoken around the world.

2. While the English language only has 25 characters, there are over 50,000 Chinese characters. The language of Rotokas has only 12 characters.

3. There is a language in Botswana that consists of 5 different clicks.

4. One language dies around every two weeks.

5. The country of South Africa has 11 languages.

6. The United States has no official language.

7. The Pope tweets in nine different languages.

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