What language is mostly spoken in Thailand?

What language is mostly spoken in Thailand?

official Thai language
While the official Thai language is widely spoken throughout Thailand, many Thais also speak and understand English, though more so in Bangkok and the major tourist areas.

In which countries is French spoken?

Countries where French is an official language:

  • France (60 million native speakers)
  • Canada (7 million native speakers)
  • Belgium (4 million native speakers)
  • Switzerland (2 million native speakers)
  • Congo-Kinshasa.
  • Congo-Brazzaville.
  • Côte d’Ivoire.
  • Madagascar.

Which countries in Asia speak French?

French speaking countries in Asia

Country French speakers % of the total population
Laos 190,000 2.73%
Lebanon 2,314,924 37.99%
Qatar 114,531 4.25%
Thailand 567,302 0.82%

What countries speak Thai?

Thai language

Official language in Thailand ASEAN
Recognised minority language in Cambodia (Koh Kong) Malaysia (Kedah, Perlis, Kelantan and Hulu Perak district) Myanmar (Tanintharyi)
Regulated by Royal Society of Thailand
Language codes

Does anyone speak French in Asia?

French is the largest European language spoken in Asia after English. Asia is the smallest French-speaking continent after South America and is used in Lebanon, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. French is an administrative language in Laos and Cambodia and is a diplomatic language in Vietnam.

Which is the official language of the country of Thailand?

Officially, the language of Thailand is Thai. Look just below the surface of this straightforward answer, though, and you’ll find 72 other languages. Like many countries, Thailand has an official language and many regional dialects

What was the relationship between France and Thailand?

Relations started in earnest during the reign of Louis XIV of France with numerous reciprocal embassies and a major attempt by France to Christianize the kingdom of Thailand (then known as Siam) and establish a French protectorate, which failed when the country revolted against foreign intrusions in 1688.

Are there any other languages other than Thai?

Of the 72 languages recognized in Thailand other than Thai, many of them are regional dialects. Many of these are mutually intelligible, meaning that speakers of different dialects can still understand and communicate with each other, although not all are.

Which is the only country where French is the official language?

French is the only official language for 13 of these countries and the co-official language in 16 countries. The most populous country where French is the official language is the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa, followed by France and Canada. French is the co-offical language of Belgium, along with German and Dutch.