Languages of a country

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Example:

Search: "language of sri lanka"

Return: Sinhala (official and national language) 74%, Tamil (national language) 18%, other 8%

note: English, spoken competently by about 10% of the population, is commonly used in government and is referred to as the link language in the constitution


^^^taken from CIA world factbook
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications...
• posted 5 years and 11 months ago • type: Fathead (keyword data) Needs a Developer

anonymous
I developed a solution using the source that Zac posted, the-world-factbook: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications...

I have sent pull request from github/danieltcv
posted by [UserVoice Daniel Tsvetkov] • 4 years and 9 months ago Link
anonymous
It might be useful to along with searching for a local language, you need to add "dialect", and some kind of reference to "accent". After all as an American born in Chicago, my accent (midwestern) would be noticed as different then someone in the US south...
posted by [UserVoice Robert] • 4 years and 9 months ago Link
anonymous
The Ethnologue is a pretty standard reference for linguists: http://www.ethnologue.com/search

Examples by country:
http://www.ethnologue.com/country/US
http://www.ethnologue.com/country/JP
posted by [UserVoice mitcho (Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine)] • 4 years and 8 months ago Link
Moollaza
A PR has been made and is under review: https://github.com/duckduckgo/zeroclicki...
posted by Moollaza Staff4 years and 5 months ago Link
anonymous
Search: "language of sri lanka"

This is the correct answer. Official languages in sri lanka Sinhala,tamil and english this 3 language can be use any government office and private office.
North and east main language is tamil and english

western province and south sinhala,tamil and english. Every government office and Government document has in this 3 language.
I developed a solution using my birth country is sri lanka
posted by <hidden> • 4 years and 1 month ago Link