Q: Study the map thoroughly and mention the languages that are dominantly spoken in Belgium.
Answer by Student
The languages that are dominantly spoken in Belgium are Dutch and French
Detailed Explanation by Teachoo
Let’s learn more about the languages and regions of Belgium
- Belgium is a small country in Europe with a population of about one crore people. It has a complex ethnic composition with different linguistic groups.
- Of the country’s total population, 59 percent live in the Flemish region and speak the Dutch language . Another 40 percent of people live in the Wallonia region and speak French. The remaining one percent of the Belgians speak German.
- In the capital city Brussels , 80 percent of people speak French while 20 percent are Dutch-speaking .
Thus, we can see that Belgium has three languages: Dutch, French, and German, spoken by different regions and communities but the dominant language in the country is French and Dutch . These languages reflect the ethnic diversity and cultural identity of the people of Belgium.