French is a Romance language spoken in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and in various regions of the world. More specifically, it is used by around 350 million people as either a native or a second language. French is a descendant of the Latin of the Roman Empire.

Map of French language speakers.
Map of French language speakers.

Basic stats

Total speakers: estimates from 115 to 500 million

Main Countries: France, also spoken in several regions in Africa, Europe, Americas, Pacific, Asia

Alternate names: Français

ISO 639-3 Code: fra

Language Sample

Tous les êtres humains naissent libres et égaux en dignité et en droits. Ils sont doués de raison et de conscience et doivent agir les uns envers les autres dans un esprit de fraternité.

(Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1)

Some proverbs in French:

Autre temps, autres moeurs
Other days, other ways

Bon repas doit commencer par la faim
Hunger is the best spice

Chose promise, chose due
Thing promised, thing owed

Product Availability

The following products are currently available in French:

  • For Consumers

(Coming soon)


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