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      • The French Wikipedia ( French: Wikipédia Francophone or Wikipédia en français) is the French language edition of Wikipedia, spelled Wikipédia. It started in March 2001. It is the largest Wikipedia in a Romance language. It was the third largest Wikipedia after the English language and German language editions, but dropped to sixth.
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  2. French language - Wikipedia

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    In French Polynesia and to a lesser extent Wallis and Futuna, where oral and written knowledge of the French language has become almost nearly universal (95% and 84% respectively), French increasingly tends to displace the native Polynesian languages as the language most spoken at home.

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    • 76.8 million worldwide, An estimated 274 million French speakers (L1 plus L2; 2014)
  3. French Wikipedia - Wikipedia

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    The French Wikipedia (French: Wikipédia en français) is the French-language edition of the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia.This edition was started on 23 March 2001, and has 2,256,421 articles as of 13 October, 2020, making it the fifth-largest Wikipedia overall, after the English-, Cebuano-, Swedish- and German-language editions, the largest Wikipedia edition in a Romance language.

  4. French (French: français, pronounced "Fronce-eh") is a Romance language that was first spoken in France. It is also spoken in Belgium , Luxembourg, Quebec , Switzerland (Romandy) and many different countries in Africa (Francophone Africa). About 220 million people speak French as a native or a second language.

    • 76 million speakers (2012), An estimated 274 million French speakers (L1 plus L2; 2014)
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    • France
    • Francophonie (French-speaking world), (geographical distribution below)
  5. French language in the United States - Wikipedia

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    The French language is spoken as a minority language in the United States.Roughly 2.10 million Americans over the age of five reported speaking the language at home in a federal 2010 estimate, making French the fourth most-spoken language in the nation behind English, Spanish, and Chinese (when Louisiana French, Haitian Creole and all other French dialects and French-derived creoles are ...

  6. French Wikipedia - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

    simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Wikipedia

    The French Wikipedia (French: Wikipédia Francophone or Wikipédia en français) is the French language edition of Wikipedia, spelled Wikipédia. It started in March 2001. It is the largest Wikipedia in a Romance language. It was the third largest Wikipedia after the English language and German language editions, but dropped to sixth.

  7. List of official languages - Wikipedia

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    Burkina Faso (a national language along with Fula, Mossi and other languages, the official language is French) Dogon : Mali (a national language along with Bambara , Bomu , Bozo , Fula , Mamara , Songhay , Soninke , Syenara , Tamasheq , the official language is French )

  8. French language in Lebanon - Wikipedia

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    History. The use of the French language is a legacy of the time of the French Crusades and France's colonialism in the region, including its League of Nations mandate over Lebanon following World War I; as of 2004, some 20% of the population used French on a daily basis.

  9. Norman language - Wikipedia

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    Norman or Norman French (Normaund, French: Normand, Guernésiais: Normand, Jèrriais: Nouormand) is, depending on classification, either a French dialect or a Romance language which can be classified as one of the Oïl languages along with French, Picard and Walloon.

  10. Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre

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    Wikipédia est un projet d’encyclopédie collective en ligne, universelle, multilingue et fonctionnant sur le principe du wiki. Ce projet vise à offrir un contenu librement réutilisable, objectif et vérifiable, que chacun peut modifier et améliorer. Wikipédia est définie par des principes fondateurs.

  11. Frankish language - Wikipedia

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    This Vulgar Latin language acquired the name of the people who came to speak it (Frankish or Français); north of the French-Dutch language boundary, the language was no longer referred to as "Frankish" (if it ever was referred to as such) but rather came to be referred to as "Diets", i.e. the "people's language".