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German is a West Germanic language spoken by more than 120 million speakers around the world.
German is an official language in 6 countries including Germany, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, and Liechtenstein.
Map showing German language distribution across Europe.
People crossing a street in Vienna, Austria (Photo by Jacek Dylang)
Bus station sign in Freiberg, Germany (Photo by Sangga Rima)
Chart showing common roots of West Germanic languages. (Chart by Jadenfromcanada)
Essential German Vocabulary and Phrasebook
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