Chapter 5.9 Mulitlingual States
Nigeria is an example significant language diversity
Belgium's language diversity divides Belgium into two different regions. They are the Wallons who speak French and the Flemings who speak Flemish (a dialect of Dutch).
Switzerland loves peacefully with four languages; German (64% of people use it), French (20%), Itallian (7%), and Romansh (1%).
Nigeria displays problems that can arise from the presence of many speakers of many different languages. Nigeria has 527 distinct languages. 3 are widespread thay are Hausa, Yoruba, and Igbo. Each spoken by about one eight of the population.
Places with many languages have to translate every sign they make
Places with many languages put type into two languages to not waste resources
Places with many languages put two different language letters on one keyboard
Languages in Switzerland
This is a picture of where different languages are spoken in Switzerland
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