The linguistic diversity of the European continent is part of the Old Continent‘s cultural wealth.
Although languages may sometimes appear to be a barrier between peoples, they are, on the contrary, a source of wealth, open-mindedness and cultural curiosity.
Language diversity offers countless opportunities that stretch much further than the European borders.
While 43 languages are spoken on the European continent, the European Union only classifies 11 as official languages: German, French, English, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Greek, Swedish, Danish and Finnish.
European Language Families
These 11 languages can be grouped into 4 families: