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Read on for some interesting information about the German language...
Where is German spoken? German is the official language of Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein, as well as being an official language of Luxembourg and Switzerland.
There are around 90 million German speakers around the world, making it the 11th most-spoken language globally.
How Many People Speak German in the US? According to 2016 US Census data, there are close to 1 million German speakers in the US. There are large German speaking populations along the East Coast, as well as in California and Illinois.
Interesting Facts About German
There are 30 letters in the German alphabet. The umlaut (the dots over the letters ä, ö, ü) changes a word’s pronunciation.
German nouns have three genders: masculine, feminine and gender-neutral.
When meeting someone new, you should use “sie” (the formal “you”) until invited to use the informal “du”.
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